FIFA World Cup: Argentina Hope for a Better Show Against Iran

Argentina’s expected line-up at Estadio Minerao would be Sergio Romero; Pablo Zabaleta, Ezequiel Garay, Federico Fernandez, Marcos Rojo; Fernando Gago, Javier Mascherano, Angel di Maria; Sergio Aguero, Lionel Messi and Gonzalo Higuain.

updated: June 20, 2014 20:05 IST
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Belo Horizonte, Brazil: Argentina may have started their FIFA 2014 World Cup campaign with a win against Bosnia and Herzegovina but they will be looking for a more convincing performance when they face Iran in their next group game here Saturday.

An own goal by Sead Kolasinac and a Lionel Messi strike gave the victory for Argentina, but their performance must get better against Iran if they are to make a run for the title, reports EFE.

Coach Alejandro Sabella looked as if he agreed to Messi’s request to switch the formation from 5-3-2 to 4-3-3, which the team played with 15 games out of 35 in Sabella’s stint.

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