Iceland have made three changes, with Jon Bordvarsson being left on the bench to leave Alfred Finnbogason as a lone striker in front of a five-man midfield.
Also at the presser was Argentina Football Association President Claudio Tapia, who denied the rumours of a coup attempt by players against the coach and accused journalists of "lying" regarding the situation.
Messi's future became practically an affair of state when Argentina's President Mauricio Macri called on him to stay.
Peru will be going home from their first World Cup in 36 years at the end of the group stage, but they will be desperate to have something to cheer about before they do.
"The happiest I saw Lionel Messi when I played alongside him for Argentina was in 2012 - he scored a hat-trick against Brazil in NY, and he played the whole game with freedom and a smile on his face", he wrote in his BBC Sport column. He missed a penalty among 11 unsuccessful shots on goal in a 1-1 draw with Iceland before failing to make any meaningful impact in an error-strewn Argentine display against Croatia. "This team is absolutely determined to win the match and advance to the round of 16 and to start a new page in this World Cup".
A month on from Messi's rescue mission in Ecuador, he sat out a friendly as Nigeria beat Argentina 4-2 back in November to highlight how reliant even a squad containing Sergio Aguero, Gonzalo Higuain and Paulo Dybala remain on their number 10. "But sometimes I win, sometimes I lose".
Lionel Messi's abject performances are an equally-important issue. "We know what we have to do". The project has not succeeded and in that respect it is hard to say that it is going well individually. If Nigeria win, Iceland will go out.
"We lost very badly, they really humiliated us this time", said 22-year-old Joaquin, at a fanzone in Buenos Aires.
By his own high standards, Messi has been way below his usual level in Argentina's first two matches.
"But, we have to take care because we have some players on yellow cards, so I will change the line-up".
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Four years ago, France were 2-0 winners at the Estadio Nacional Mane Garrincha in Brasilia, kicking the Eagles out of Brazil 2014. Whilst Denmark will have to keep it tight against a French front line who has plenty of space on the flanks.
There are a lot of incredible players and I'll try to be the top scorer, of course", concluded the Tottenham man. Legend Geoff Hurst was the hero on that occasion, scoring a hat-trick in England's most famous triumph.
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This World Cup has summed up Suarez - a striker who scores enough goals to hide his shortcomings in finishing. It is set to face Luis Suarez's Uruguay on Wednesday before concluding group play next week against Egypt .
One win could get them on track, and despite their awful performance to this point, they are still favorites in this match. Also defender Brian Idowu noted that the Eagles will focus on their game, rather crisis in the Argentina team .
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Mannarino resisted a handful of break points in the eighth game, but was finally bowed, and then Djokovic broke again. I have plenty of time to make couple more wins. "Hopefully, " said Cilic of a potential double grass-court triumph.
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