Bolivia vs. Argentina live stream: Lionel Messi's participation? How to watch World Cup qualifying, TV channel
Argentina national team aims to secure a win against Bolivia in their second World Cup qualifier, with Lionel Messi absent.
The Argentina national team is gearing up for their second World Cup qualifier as they prepare to face Bolivia. After a victorious start against Ecuador, where Lionel Messi scored a stunning free kick goal, the Argentines are now faced with the challenge of playing at the high altitude of La Paz. Despite the difficulties, Argentina is expected to come out on top in this game. On the other hand, Bolivia suffered a defeat against Brazil in their opener and will be looking to secure at least a point to gain some early momentum.
If you're wondering how to watch the match, it will be held on Tuesday, September 12th at 4 p.m. ET at Estadio Hernando Siles in La Paz, Bolivia. You can catch the game on Universo or through a live stream, which will be announced soon. In terms of odds, Bolivia is the underdog with +480, while a draw is at +290, and Argentina is the favorite with -190.
One of the main storylines leading up to this match was whether Messi would be fit to play. After playing a lot of minutes for Inter Miami and being substituted early in the game against Ecuador due to discomfort, there were concerns about his availability. However, it has been confirmed that Messi will not be starting or even on the bench, indicating that he won't be featuring in this game. While Argentina has a strong squad capable of winning without Messi, having him on the field undoubtedly increases their chances of success. In attack, Angel Di Maria, Julian Alvarez, and Nicolas Gonzalez will be leading the charge.
In terms of prediction, with Messi leading the way, Argentina is expected to have a strong start, with Julian Alvarez also contributing with a goal. The prediction is a 2-0 victory for Argentina over Bolivia.
So, mark your calendars and get ready for an exciting match as Argentina looks to secure their second win in the World Cup qualifiers.