The South American rivals meet in Riyadh, with Messi set for his first international appearance since being red carded in the Copa America’s third-place play-off against Chile in July. 111th meeting between the two heavyweights will take place in the unfamiliar surroundings of the King Saud University Stadium in Saudi Arabia.
This is the first meeting between the two nations since Brazil beat Argentina 2-0 in the Copa America semi-finals.
Brazil form: W W D L D D
Argentina form: L W D W D W