Saudi Arabia will come face to face with Argentina  at  the King Fahd International Stadium , Riyadh on November 14, 2012 at 5:00 PM GMT.

If Messi scores against  Saudi Arabia , he will equal Gabriel Batistuta’s national record in 1998: 12 goals in a calendar year for Argentina .

Lionel Messi  has already broken former Brazil soccer star Pele’s record  (1958) of 75 goals during one calendar year.

Striker Di Santo will be making his  international debut at the King Fahd International Stadium with this match.

Saudi Arabia has  failed to qualify for the 2014 World Cup, but high hopes are being held for next month’s West Asian Federation Championship, which will be held  in Kuwait.

Saudi Arabia’s last encounter with Argentina was at the  1992 Confederations Cup, with the latter  winning 3-1 .

PROBABLE LINEUPS:

SAUDI ARABIA

Abdullah
Al-Shahrani, Hawsawi, Al-Bishi, Al-Harbi
Kariri, Al-Dosari
Otaif, Al-Jassim, Al-Sahlawi
Al-Shamrani
ARGENTINA

Romero
Zabaleta, Coloccini, F Fernandez, Rojo 
Rinaudo, Mascherano, Di Maria
Messi
Aguero, Palacio