Minutes to kick-off!
The players are on the pitch and the Argentine flag is clearly visible, with Messi and Albiceleste fans filling the seats in the friendly match. UAE, having lost four of their last five matches, will shock the world as it looks to pull off a major turnaround ahead of the World Cup.
A counter-attacking formation for Argentina
Albiceleste starts with a 4-3-3 formation, while United Arab Emirates starts with a 4-2-3-1 formation. Di Maria, Alvarez and Lionel Messi form the front three for Argentina as it seeks to make its intentions clear first. world Cup.
8:45 pm: With 15 minutes left to start, you can enjoy this FIFA World Cup 2022 quiz and see how much you know about the tournament as it starts in just a few days from today.
8:35 pm: Starting lineup!
United Arab Emirates: Khalid Isa, Khalid Aldhanhani, Khalifa Al Hammadi, Shahin Abdulrahman, Abdullah Ramadan, Abdullah Hamad, Ali Salmin, Ali Ahmed Mabkhout, Ali Saleh, Kaio, Harib Suhail
Argentina: Emiliano Martinez, Juan Foyth, Lisandro Martinez, Marcos Acuña, Nicolas Otamendi, Alexis McAllister, Leandro Daniel Paredes, Rodrigo De Paul, Angel Di Maria, Julian Alvarez, Lionel Messi
With the FIFA World Cup set to begin on November 20, 2022, the teams participating in the final round of international friendlies will get the much-needed practice ahead of Qatar 2022.
Lionel Messi, arriving in Qatar after a 5-0 win with Paris Saint-Germain, is expected to be in action as Argentina plays the United Arab Emirates at the Al-Jazeera Mohamed bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
European powerhouse Germany will be in action against Oman while last edition’s World Cup runners-up Croatia will play Saudi Arabia in Riyadh.
Which teams will be in action on November 16, 2022?
Eight of the 32 nations in the FIFA World Cup will play friendlies tomorrow, including two World Cup winners Germany and Argentina.
Here is the list of friendly matches:
- Iran vs Tunisia
- Saudi Arabia vs Croatia
- United Arab Emirates vs Argentina
- poland vs chile
- oman vs germany
- mexico vs sweden
Where will the matches be played?
Iran vs Tunisia – Doha, Qatar
Saudi Arabia v Croatia – King Saud University Stadium, Riyadh
United Arab Emirates vs Argentina – Al-Jazeera Mohamed Bin Zayed Stadium, United Arab Emirates
Poland vs Chile – Stadion Miejski Legi Warszawa, Poland
Oman vs Germany – Sultan Qaboos Stadium, Oman
Mexico v Sweden – Estadio Montilivi, Spain
When are friendly matches held?
IRN vs TUN – 6:30 PM
KSA vs CRO – 5:30 PM
UAE vs ARG – 9:00 PM
POL vs. CHI – 10:30 PM
OMAN vs GER – 10:30 PM
MEX vs. SWE – 1:00 PM (November 17)
Where to watch the match?
Unfortunately, the friendly matches will not be live streamed or broadcast in India. However, the matches can be followed on Sportstar through live blogs.