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Argentina vs Panama preview

Kick off: Saturday, 11 June @2:30 GMT

Venue: Soldier Field (Chicago, Illinois)

Live Stream: fuboTV (US), bet365 (non-US)

Head to Head Record

Argentina vs Panama 3-1 (2009 Friendly International)

Argentina vs Panama Team News

The good news for the fans is that Barcelona ace Leo Messi should be recalled to the starting XI after missing the Copa America opener against Chile with injury. Kun Aguero is pushing for a start as well. Lucas Biglia is unlikely to take part in the group stages, but he is the only absentee in Tata Martino’s team. Marcos Rojo and Angel di Maria are both one yellow card away from suspension.

Injured: Lucas Biglia (41/1)

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

Panama coach Hernan Gomez has no fresh injury worries and he is likely to field the same starting line-up that faced Bolivia in the Copa America opener. Blas Perez scored a brace against Bolivia and he will be the man to watch in the away team. The likes of Baloy, Machado, Cummings, Cooper and Perez were all booked in the first group game.

Injured: None

Doubtful: None

Suspended: None

Quick Facts

  • Argentina are eyeing their sixth consecutive win in all competitions
  • Leo Messi could earn his 108th cap for Argentina against Panama
  • Panama are after their first ever win over Argentina
  • Hernan Gomez’s men aim to keep their 100% record at Copa America intact
  • Blas Perez has netted 35 goals for the Panama national team so far

Argentina vs Panama Prediction

David faces Goliath at Soldier Field in Chicago. Messi-less Argentina produced a fine display in the 2-1 win over Chile and they will be looking on the triumph when they take on Panama in their second group game. La Albiceleste aim to book their place in the Copa America quarter-finals as soon as possible and considering that Leo Messi returns to contention, there is every chance Tata Martino’s men will crush Hernan Gomez’s troops on Saturday.

Betting Tip: Argentina/Argentina

Odds: 1.65 (7/11) @Betfair

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