Argentina starting XI vs. Brazil

Alfio Basile has named Argentina’s starting lineup for the World Cup qualifier against Brazil in Belo Horizonte, and it includes both Juan Román Riquelme and Lionel Messi. Sensibly, Messi will partner Julio Cruz rather than form part of the little-and-little combo which featured against Ecuador on Sunday, as Sergio Agüero drops to the bench. Both sides’ full elevens (with a couple of possible changes for Brazil) are here…

Argentina starting XI vs. Brazil, 18th June 2008 (manager: Alfio Basile)

R. Abbondanzieri

N. Burdisso —- F. Coloccini —- G. Heinze

J. Zanetti —- J. Mascherano —- F. Gago —- J. Gutiérrez

J. R. Riquelme

L. Messi —- J. Cruz

Brazil starting XI (manager: Dunga)

Júlio César

Maicon —- Juan —- Lúcio —- Gilberto

Mineiro —- Josué (or Anderson) —- Gilberto Silva


Robinho —- Luis Fabiano (or Adriano)

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