FIFA World Cup 2022: Argentina's probable XI against Croatia, in pics

By: FPJ Web Desk | December 13, 2022

Goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez saved two crucial penalties against The Netherlands to help Argentina set up a semi-final against Croatia

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Nahuel Molina start as a right-back and will add pace down the wing

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Tottenham Hotspur's Cristian Romero will start at the heart of the defence for Argentina

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Nicolas Otamendi, with his wealth of experience, will add value to the Argentine backline

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Nicolas Tagliafico will play as a left-back and can be lethal with his pacy run down the wings and pinpoint crosses

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Rodrigo De Paul, who plays for Spanish club Atletico Madrid, will continue to play in the midfield for the La Albiceleste

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Benfica's Enzo Fernandez will start as the central midfielder and will be tasked with marking Croatia's experienced midfielder Luka Modric

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Brighton's Alexis MacAllister has been in top form for Argentina and will start on the left wing in the three-man midfield

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Angel Di Maria will be on the right wing and will compliment Lionel Messi with defence-splitting passes

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Manchester City forward Julian Alvarez will start on the left-wing. He will be tasked with getting in crucial passes to Messi

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Argentina captain Lionel Messi has scored 4 goals in his team's run to the semis and will look to score more against Croatia

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