"All the necessary conditions for successful preparation for the [World Cup] matches have been created for our team at the base camp in Bronnitsy... Everything is fine there, I have visited the base camp. Russia have prepared for the World Cup perfectly," Lagorio told journalists.

Two-time World Cup champions Argentina arrived in Russia on 9 June. They have played out a 1-1 draw with Iceland in their first match and will also face Croatia and Nigeria in their remaining Group D matches.