The Argentine National Team with the uncertainty of knowing if he will be able to count on Messi in the initial squad, visits Lima to measure himself against his counterpart Peru in a match that will take place at the National Stadium and is part of the games of the fourth round of the 2026 World Cup qualifier.
It is worth remembering that the last time they faced each other was on October 14, 2021 in a match that concluded with a victory for the Albiceleste 1 to 0 with a goal scored by Lautaro Martínez.
The whistle that will direct the actions of this meeting will be the Venezuelan Jesus Valenzuelawho will be accompanied by his compatriotsJorge Urrego, Tulio Moreno and Ángel Arteaga as assistants.
La Scaloneta will seek to achieve the fourth victory in a row
The national team has undoubtedly had a brilliant start in the Qualifiers after obtaining three consecutive victories. Those of Scaloni They come to this match after having beaten their counterpart in the Monumental. Paraguay.
It should be taken into account that on Tuesday it will be possible to know if the captain could be part of the game, keeping in mind that he is returning to activity after suffering some physical discomfort.
Peru will try to recover lost territory
The Peruvians, for their part, have not had a consistent performance after their last games. For now, the Bicolor They are in ninth position in the qualifier and in their stadium they will have to win to be able to improve their outlook.
Those led by Juan Reynoso They know that they will face a very tough rival and recognize that they will have to defend the home team to be able to keep the three points in dispute.
When do Peru and Argentina play in the Qualifiers?
The match will be played this Tuesday, October 17 at the Lima National Stadium in a match that will take place starting at 11 p.m. (Argentine time).
How to follow the LIVE broadcast of Peru and Argentina for the Qualifiers?
You will be able to enjoy the game through the transmission of Tyc Sports, Tyc Sports Play and Public TV.
Probable lineups for Peru vs. Argentina
Peru: Pedro Gallese; Luis Advíncula, Carlos Zambrano or Renato Tapia or Alexander Callens, Luis Abram, Miguel Trauco; Yoshimar Yotún, Pedro Aquino, André Carrillo; Joao Grimaldo, Paolo Guerrero and Bryan Reyna. DT: Juan Reynoso.
Argentina: Emiliano Martínez; Nahuel Molina, Cristian Romero, Nicolás Otamendi, Nicolás Tagliafico; Rodrigo De Paul, Enzo Fernández, Alexis Mac Allister: Julián Álvarez or Lionel Messi, Lautaro Martínez or Messi and Nicolás González. DT: Lionel Scaloni.
Statistics Peru vs. Argentina