Argentina plays Croatia at Nizhny Novgorod Stadium Thursday morning. Kickoff is scheduled for 2 p.m. ET.
Lionel Messi has won championships at the club level, but time is running on to lead his country to soccer’s most prestigious prize. As a result of Argentina’s opening-match draw, there is massive pressure on Messi and his teammates to earn a win over Croatia.
Croatia leads the group with three points, while Argentina and Iceland are next and have one point apiece. Nigeria sits at the bottom of the pool with no points.
Here are all the details you need to watch the match:
What: Argentina vs. Croatia, Group D match
When: Thursday, June 21, 2 p.m. ET
Where: Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
TV: Fox, Telemundo
Streaming: fuboTV (free trial)
Referees for the match:
Referee: Ravshan Irmatov
First assistant referee: Abdukhamidullo Rasulov
Second assistant referee: Jakhongir Saidov
First VAR: Felix Zwayer
Second VAR: Bastian Dankert
Assistant VAR: Corey Rockwell