Good evening from Qatar

Welcome to SunSport’s live blog coverage of the World Cup clash between Argentina and Mexico at the Lusail Stadium.

Things have heated up in Group C after Poland defeated Saudi Arabia 2-0, shortly after Herve Renard stunned the Albiceleste with a shock 2-1 win which has gone down as one of the World Cup’s greatest ever upsets.

That means the Copa America winners really need a victory tonight to get back in the game and qualify for the Last 16.

Argentina boss Lionel Scaloni is not dealing with any fresh injury concerns with captain Lionel Messi scheduled to start despite training alone on Thursday due to problems on his left leg.

But Scaloni will have to make some major decisions as Manchester United’s Lisandro Martinez could come in for Nicolas Otamendi after overcoming some fitness issues.

Angel Correa, Paulo Dybala and Brighton’s Alexis Mac Allister are also pushing for a place in the Argentinean starting line-up.

Mexico manager Gerardo Martino, on the other hand, will have to decide whether to stick with Henry Martin or field Wolves’ Raul Jimenez.

Jimenez came on from the bench against Poland earlier in the tournament but failed to help his team pick up the three points

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