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Argentina vs Paraguay: World Cup qualifier - how and where to watch - times, TV, online

All the information you need on how, when and where to watch the FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifying game as Argentina face Paraguay in Buenos Aires on 12 November.

(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 28, 2019 Argentina's Lautaro Martinez (R) celebrates with teammate Lionel Messi after scoring against Venezuela during their Copa America football tournament quarter-final match at Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. - The new Argentinian national football team is trying to build new football societies that match the power of Lionel Messi and the freshness and audacity of Lautaro Martinez and other young players. (Photo by Mauro PIMENTEL / AFP)

Round 3 of the Road to Qatar 2022 for Lionel Messi and the 'Albiceleste' takes place in Buenos Aires as Lionel Scaloni's men look to build on their solid start to the 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign as they face Paraguay. A game which fans in the US and Puerto Rico can watch on online platform Fanatiz.

The game will be held at Boca Junior's 'La Bombonera' stadium which, once again will lie empty with no supporters in attendance given the grave nature of the situation relating to the covid-19 pandemic in Argentina.

Argentina have secured maximum points from their opening two fixtures with a win over Ecuador followed by a dogged display in La Paz to overcome Bolivia. Paraguay too are unbeaten from the opening fixtures and come into the game on the back of a win over Venezuela after a 2-2 draw with Peru in the opening game.

Speaking ahead of the Buenos Aires clash, Paraguay boss Eduadro Berizzo claimed: "We need to be valiant to win, decisive with the ball in attack and remain solid in defense". The former Celta Vigo manager also hinted that Junior Alonso is expected to replace the injured Blas Riveros.

Argentina defender Walter Kannemann acknowledged that every game against Paraguay is complicated and that the: "albirojos have an Argentine coach who is doing good things with the national side".

Argentina head coach Lionel Scaloni says Lionel Messi is fit to play in the Albiceleste's 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Paraguay and Peru.

It had been reported that Messi was a doubt for Thursday's meeting with Paraguay at La Bombonera after reporting for duty with an ankle issue.

(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 02, 2019 Argentina's Lionel Messi (L) and Lautaro Martinez
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(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 02, 2019 Argentina's Lionel Messi (L) and Lautaro MartinezLUIS ACOSTAAFP

What time does the Argentina vs Paraguay game start?

The FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifying clash between Argentine and Paraguay will be played at La Bombonera stadium (Buenos Aires) with a local kick off time of 21:00 on Thursday, 12 November 2020, which is 01:00 CET on Friday 13 November.

UK/Portugal: 00:00

Argentina: 21:00

US (ET): 19:00

US (PT): 16:00

For everywhere else in the world, you can check here what time the game gets underway here.

Where can I watch Argentina vs Paraguay?

If the match is set to be shown in your country, you can see here what channels and/or online platforms will show the Argentina-Paraguay clash.

Portugal: Sport TV 1

Qatar: beIN Sports 1

US: Fanatiz

Argentina vs Paraguay: AS English live coverage

You can also follow our live text commentary, with all the key statistics, here on AS English. We will be building up to the match throughout the day before giving you a minute-by-minute account as it unfolds.