Preview of Argentina vs Germany match plus today’s headlines. Lionel Messi missed Argentina’s training yesterday because of a cold but has recovered and should be fit to start. On how he would play against Germany, Maradona said, “It would be a sin to change now. I am not going to play 4-4-2.” He also announced that Demechelis will start but is unsure who will partner him in the crucial area of central defence saying, “Samuel or Burdisso? We are still analysing all the options.” Discuss here.
Meanwhile, Batistuta is now back in Argentina, speaking to Ole newspaper he said Maradona is doing a fantastic job, it will be a tough match against Germany.
Press conference Demichelis
News roundup and headlines