Argentina v Brazil: Neymar in, Messi out

2015-11-11 16:30
Neymar (Supplied)

Buenos Aires - It's always special when Argentina and Brazil play, even if this time Argentina go into the match without stars Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero.

No such problem for Brazil, for which Barcelona star Neymar is healthy for their 2018 Soccer World Cup qualifier at Monumental Stadium in Buenos Aires.

Neither team showed much in their first two qualifiers last month.

Brazil beat Venezuela 3-1 and lost to Copa America champions Chile 2-0.

Argentina lost 2-0 to Ecuador and eked out a 0-0 draw against Paraguay.

In other matches on Thursday see will: Bolivia v Venezuela, Ecuador v Uruguay, Chile v Colombia and Peru v Paraguay.

Uruguay, Ecuador and Chile have maximum points from two matches each to lead early qualifying.


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