The Argentina vs Iceland football team are in the tunnel at the Spartak Stadium. This is pretty must-win for both sides, even if it is the first game of Group D. Argentina manager Jorge Sampaoli and Iceland head coach Heimir Hallgrímsson has prepared for 2018 World cup tournament. Iceland will become the smallest nation to compete in a World Cup finals when they meet Argentina in Moscow.
Argentina team represented by Messi, is world best footballer this time. 2018 world cup First D group match playing between 2014 World Cup runner-up Argentina vs Iceland makes history by making their world cup debut. Argentina footballers have suffered in the build-up to the World Cup & playing in the second match on the second day of the tournament.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Argentina vs Iceland Squad, score, updates
Argentina final 23-man squad
- Coach: Jorge Sampaoli
- Star player: Lionel Messi
- World Cup best: Winners 1978, 1986
Goalkeepers: Sergio Romero, Willy Caballero, Franco Armani
Defenders: Gabriel Mercado, Javier Mascherano, Nicolas Otamendi, Federico Fazio, Marcos Rojo, Nicolas Tagliafico, Marcos Acuna, Cristian Ansaldi
Midfielders: Maximiliano Meza, Lucas Biglia, Ever Banega, Giovani Lo Celso, Angel Di Maria, Cristian Pavon, Eduardo Salvio, Enzo Perez
Forwards: Paulo Dybala, Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero, Gonzalo Higuain.
Iceland final 23-man squad
- Coach: Heimir Hallgrimsson
- Star player: Gylfi Sigurdsson
- World Cup best: Debut
Goalkeepers: Hannes Halldorsson (Randers), Runar Alex Runarsson (Nordsjaelland), Frederik Schram (Roskilde);
Defenders: Ari Freyr Skulason (Lokeren), Hordur B. Magnusson (Bristol City), Ragnar Sigurdsson (Rostov), Kari Arnason (Aberdeen), Holmar Orn Eyjolfsson (Levski Sofia), Sverrir Ingi Ingason (Rostov), Birkir Mar Saevarsson (Valur), Samuel Kari Fridjonsson (Valerenga).
Midfielders: Gylfi Sigurdsson (Everton), Aron Gunnarsson (Cardiff City), Emil Hallfredsson (Udinese), Birkir Bjarnason (Aston Villa), Johann Berg Gudmundsson (Burnley), Olafur Ingi Skulason (Karabukspor), Arnor Ingvi Traustason (Malmo), Rurik Gislason (Sandhausen)
Forwards: Alfred Finnbogason (Augsburg), Bjorn Bergmann Sigurdarson (Rostov), Jon Dadi Bodvarsson (Reading), Albert Gudmundsson (PSV).