Reports from the Argentina camp say the Albiceleste have passed a vote of no confidence in their Manager, Jorge Sampaoli and have elected the big players, Lionel Messi, Javier Mescharano and Angel di Maria to pick the team that will play against Nigeria tomorrow.
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That scenario would put Argentina through to the Round of 16.
It had been suggested that 1986 World Cup victor Jorge Burruchaga, the team´s technical director, would replace Sampaoli, but the claims were strongly denied by the Argentina Football Association (AFA).
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But his worldwide future will now be under consideration as a result of the events in Chechnya during the tournament. I didn't invite Mo Salah or the Egyptian team.
South American media had reported rumours of a crisis in Messi's marriage after his wife initially did not travel to Russian Federation to support him in the World Cup.
"The happiest I saw Lionel Messi when I played alongside him for Argentina was in 2012 - he scored a hat-trick against Brazil in NY, and he played the whole game with freedom and a smile on his face", Zabaleta revealed.
Despite the demands of the players, Sampaoli was given a stay of execution by Tapia after being summoned to the President's room at Argentina's base in Bronnitsy, 60 miles outside Moscow.
"He is a human being who has his frustrations because things haven't worked out, but so are we all".
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They are architecturally lovely ", Southgate said. "I think there's a big performance coming from England and it's just bubbling".
Argentina need to beat Nigeria, and also have Iceland not beat first-place Croatia.
Peru have sparkled occasionally during the 2018 World Cup but are already out of the tournament after two 1-0 defeats.
A month on from Messi's rescue mission in Ecuador, he sat out a friendly as Nigeria beat Argentina 4-2 back in November to highlight how reliant even a squad containing Sergio Aguero, Gonzalo Higuain and Paulo Dybala remain on their number 10.
She said: "I did not go because I have very young children and because it was scheduled like this".
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On Sunday, Senegal play Japan, who beat Colombia 2-1 earlier in the day, while Poland will face the South Americans. He had three disappointing seasons at Real Madrid and the team eventually loaned him to rival Bayern Munich.