In what is Lionel Messi’s final dance on the grandest stage, plenty are tipping Argentina to go all the way in Qatar.
Copa America champions once more, this is a settled side who have impressive tournament pedigree and one boasting obvious attacking talent. Indeed, they are offered a great chance to make an early statement too.
While Saudi Arabia are likely to make things difficult, it is hardly the most taxing of opening assignments for Argentina.
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Where to watch Argentina vs Saudi Arabia
TV channel: The game will be broadcast free-to-air on ITV1, with coverage starting at 9am for a 10am GMT kick-off.
Live stream: The ITV Hub will offer a live stream.
LIVE coverage: Follow all of the action LIVE with Standard Sport’s dedicated match blog.