Iraq v Argentina: Live stream, TV channel, team news and kick-off time for friendly match

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AN Iraq team featuring players who play in America, Portugal and Italy will look to keep up their record of one defeat in nine months when they host Argentina in Riyadh.


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The visitors made the headlines for cancelling a match in Israel due to threats of violence relating to the political situation – but head to the Arabic nation with only nine players with ten or more caps.


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Justin Meram was born in America to Iraqi parents and chooses to play for the Lions of Mesopatamia
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When does Iraq vs Argentina kick off?

This encounter takes place on Thursday October 11.

It will kick off at 7pm.

This match will be held at the Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium in Riyadh.


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Which TV channel is Iraq vs Argentina on and can I live stream it?

This match is not being shown on British Television.

What is the team news?

Iraq look to round off an impressive 2018 by putting out a strong and experienced squad against Argentina, their players having accumulated a combined 570 caps.

Argentina hand Spurs youngster Juan Foyth a place in the squad but have left out many big names, including Lionel Messi.

Four Premier League players have been called up to the squad – Otamendi and Romero from the Manchester clubs, Foyth and Roberto Pereyra from London clubs.