LIVE : Thu June 21: Argentina v Croatia (Group D) – Nizhny Novgorod, 7pm
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Argentina face Croatia at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium.Argentina are targeting their first win of the 2018 World Cup when they face Croatia in Group D on Thursday (7pm BST).Jorge Sampaoli’s side have a point on the board but will need much more in their second game if they are to have a chance of getting out of the group
Sampaoli named his starting XI for Iceland the day before Argentina’s opening game, although is yet to reveal his chosen line-up for this meeting.
He has never used the same XI twice during his time in charge of the country and Cristian Pavon could make his competitive debut.
Croatia will be without Nikola Kalinic, who was sent home after reportedly refusing to come on as a substitute against Nigeria, with a back injury cited as the reason. Dalic has said he will make some changes.
Potential Argentina XI: Caballero; Mercado, Otamendi, Tagliafico; Salvio, Mascherano, Meza, Acuna; Messi, Aguero, Pavon.
Potential Croatia XI: Subasic; Vida, Corluka, Strinic, Lovren, Vrsaljko; Rakitic, Badelj, Modric, Perisic, Rebic; Mandzukic.