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Argentina vs Croatia Live Stream: Watch tonight’s World Cup clash for free

Argentina vs Croatia Live Stream: Watch the 2018 World Cup online for free

World Cup 2018 is officially a week old, and Argentina are set to take on Croatia at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium, in what is (on paper at least) one of the standout clashes of the group stages. Our guide reveals everything you need to know to watch the Argentina vs Croatia on TV and online – and best of all, it’s free! Plus, full Argentina vs Croatia TV channel details, the kick-off time and more.

La Albiceleste were extremely disappointing in their opening match against Iceland. Despite having the likes of Sergio Agüero, Angel Di Maria and Gonzalo Higuain in their ranks, they were painfully over-reliant on star man Lionel Messi, despite him being constantly surrounded by a cluster of Iceland defenders. Their backline also needs to tighten up if they’re to stand a chance against a strong-looking Croatia team.

The perennially underrated Vatreni (and best-dressed side in the competition) eased to a 2-0 victory over Nigeria last time out, and they’ll fancy their chances against this Argentina team. The likes of Luka Modric, Mario Mandzukic and Ivan Rakitic may now be on the wrong side of 30, but they have bags of quality and experience at the top level of the game, and know each other inside-out.

Without further ado, here’s how to tune into the game.

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Argentina vs Croatia: When is today’s World Cup match?

The Argentina vs Croatia kick-off time is set for 7pm BST, which is 9pm local time in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, where the game is being played.

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Argentina vs Croatia TV Channel: How do I watch Argentina vs Croatia on TV?

The BBC and ITV are splitting World Cup TV coverage here in the UK, and the England vs Tunisia clash has gone to the Beeb.

The exact England vs Tunisia channel is BBC One, with coverage set to start at 6:30pm BST.

Related: What is VAR? The World Cup 2018 tech explained

How to watch Argentina vs Croatia: Live stream the World Cup

To watch Argentina vs Croatia online, all you need to do is fire up BBC iPlayer, which doesn’t cost a penny if you’ve got a valid UK TV license.

There are iPlayer apps available for virtually every modern platform and device. Below are some of the most popular to help you on your way.

Worried that you might not be able to access BBC iPlayer where you live? A common workaround is to use a VPN – and our guide to the best VPNs is the obvious place to get started choosing the one that’s right for you.

Argentina World Cup squad

Willy Caballero, Franco Armani, Nahuel Guzman; Gabriel Mercardo, Cristian Ansaldi, Nicolas Otamendi, Federico Fazio, Marcos Rojo, Nicolas Tagliafico; Marcos Acuna, Javier Mascherano, Eduardo Salvio, Lucas Biglia, Giovani Lo Celso, Ever Banega, Enzo Perez, Maximiliano Meza; Angel Di Maria, Cristian Pavon, Lionel Messi, Paulo Dybala, Gonzalo Higuain, Sergio Aguero

Croatia World Cup squad

Danijel Subasic, Lovre Kalinic, Dominik Livakovic; Vedran Corluka, Domagoj Vida, Ivan Strinic, Dejan Lovren, Sime Vrsaljko, Josip Pivaric, Tin Jedvaj, Duje Caleta-Car; Luka Modric, Ivan Rakitic, Mateo Kovacic, Milan Badelj, Marcelo Brozovic, Filip Bradaric; Mario Mandzukic, Ivan Perisic, Nikola Kalinic, Andrej Kramaric, Marko Pjaca, Ante Rebic

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