A team choosen by Messi and Mascherano in one of the most unfortunate circumstances of stripping the coach off his role indirectly has seen Chelsea goalkeeper on the bench with also Kun Aguero dropped and Hugain taking his place instead.
The 4:4:2 formation to be used against Nigeria will see River plate 31 year old goalkeeper start after Willy Caballero’s error gifted the Croatians a one goal lead in their second game of the group.
Eduardo Salvio a mid fielder for Benfica is expected to play as a right back defender, a big plus to Nigeria with a speedy and skillful Ahmed Musa to deal with.
Marcos Rojo and Paulo Dybala are also both on the bench.
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