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World Cup Day Ten: Argentina v. Iran

The weekend in Brazil gets going with Argentina and Iran in Group F, with the South American side looking to separate themselves from the pack.

Matthias Hangst

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Argentina v. Iran
Saturday, June 21st | 5PM BST/12PM EST
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Group F

Argentina's World Cup got off in the best manner possible, with three points and a Lionel Messi goal against Bosnia & Herzegovina. BiH got a late goal and made things nervy at the end, but they couldn't find an equalizer and left Argentina alone atop the Group F table. Today should be an opportunity for Messi to extend that lead, as Iran played out one of the worst matches of the tournament against Nigeria in their opener.The second qualifying spot is up for grabs, however, and regardless of what happens today, Iran could find themselves with a chance to progress if the nightcap--Nigeria v. BiH--finishes with a favorable result.

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