Messi's Argentina face crunch match for redemption

7 Argentina fans filmed fighting at World Cup detained by Russian police

7 Argentina fans filmed fighting at World Cup detained by Russian police

According to a report from TyC Sports on Saturday, the relationship between Argentina's players and the technical staff is "broken" and the squad have demanded that Sampaoli is removed as head coach for their final group game.

The five-time Ballon d'Or victor initially brought his global duty to a brief halt in 2016, before earning a call up months later to guide Argentina to the 2018 World Cup.

Jorge Sampaoli's men are facing a group-stage exit in Russian Federation after collecting just one point from their opening two games.

If there is one trophy that makes Lionel Messi "one of the" and not "the" Greatest Of All Time (G.O.A.T) in football is the FIFA World Cup or any other global major for his country.

Will Argentina get the result they need on Tuesday night?

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Argentina are bottom of Group D on one point, but have hope of going past Nigeria (three) and Iceland (one). Either Sampaoli must make some tough decisions and give the players the dressing down they deserve or Argentina will be well on their long ride home.

With all four teams alive in Group D, things could get wild on Day 13 at the World Cup.

"The happiest I saw Lionel Messi when I played alongside him for Argentina was in 2012 - he scored a hat-trick against Brazil in NY, and he played the whole game with freedom and a smile on his face", he wrote in a column for the BBC.

Without the five time Ballon d'Or victor Jorge Sampaoli's team wouldn't even be in Russian Federation with Messi scoring a hat-trick in the final qualifying match to beat Ecuador 3-1.

The experienced Ever Banega and Angel Di Maria will start - after sitting out the Croatia game - offering the side the much-needed creativity, width and space.

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A month on from Messi's rescue mission in Ecuador, he sat out a friendly as Nigeria beat Argentina 4-2 back in November to highlight how reliant even a squad containing Sergio Aguero, Gonzalo Higuain and Paulo Dybala remain on their number 10.

"I want my players to be able to come to a match with a good performance".

The team, with only seven wins from its 17 matches, needed a victory while playing away from home against Ecuador in its last qualifying game.

"I would love of course to swap jerseys with him but I would love to swap jerseys with many players in the Argentinean side".

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