Croatian football fans ahead of the World Cup match against Argentina in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, June 21

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The Argentina squad is set to face the Croatian national football team at Nizhny Novgorod Stadium at 9:00 p.m. Moscow time [6:00 p.m. GMT] in a World Cup Group D match.

Fans are arriving at the stadium in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod ahead of a key match between Argentina and Croatia.

Croatia leads Group D after the first round, Argentina and Iceland are in second and third place, respectively.

After refusing to come on as a substitute during Saturday's match against Nigeria in the dying minutes of the game, that Croatia won 2-0, forward Nikola Kalinic has been sent home by the team's coach.

Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic said earlier that Argentina were the favorites to win the World Cup despite drawing 1-1 with Iceland in their first game of the tournament.

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