When hunting the 3rd world championship title, the Argentine national football team has to do without Nicolás González.
As the association announced on Thursday evening, the former Stuttgart sustained muscle injury in training and will not take part in the final round.
As a substitute for the striker, Angel Cornea is nominated by Atlético Madrid.
The group around Alt star Lionel Messi will first meet Saudi Arabia in Qatar on Tuesday (11:00 a.m./ Magenta TV).
Group C against Mexico (November 26) and Poland (November 30).