Argentina Vs. Chile match preview
Chile will make a trip to play Argentina in the fifth match in the World Cup Qualifiers on Friday morning at Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti.
La Albiceleste took off the campaign strongly, winning three and drawing once in the last four matches.
Argentina are heading into this match with a 2-0 victory away to Peru. The first-half goals from Nicolas Gonzalez in the 17th minute and Lautaro Martinez in the 28th minute were enough for Lionel Scaloni to bag the three points.
The hosts are in the second position with 10 points after the four matches; three wins from Ecuador, Bolivia and Peru, a draw against Paraguay.
On the other hand, the visitors have managed to register a single win in the World Cup Qualifier campaign, drawing once and suffering two losses. Previously lost 2-1 away to Venezuela but redeemed themselves with a 2-1 against Bolivia in the recent International Friendly Game played match three months ago.
Chile are in six place in the group table standing with four points after four games.
- Argentina have won five and drew thrice in the last eight matches in all competitions this season.
- La Albiceleste have registered three clean-sheets in their last eight matches in all competitions this season.
- Chile has registered a single clean-sheet in the last six matches in all competitions this season.
- The visitors have won three, drawn once and suffered two losses in the last six matches in all competitions, this season.
- Lionel Scaloni’s men have at least registered more than two goals, four in the last eight matches in all competitions this season.
- Martin Lasarte’s side have failed to register any away win in the last two matches in World Cup Qualification this season.
Argentina Vs. Chile Head to Head
In the last five meetings, these teams have played thrice in Copa America, once in World Cup Qualifier CONMEBOL and once in International Friendly. Argentina have bagged three wins while their counterpart getting a single consolation win and a draw. The previous match ended a barren draw
Argentina Team News
Angel Di Maria and Leandro Paredes may be named in the starting line-up, with Di Maria playing in the right wing and the colleague operating in the central mid-field.
Kun Aguero may make the bench while Lionel Messi and Lautaro Martinez gracing the attack.
Chile Team News
Aurturo Vidal may not feature for his side after testing position for coronavirus, Fabian Orellana also is out suffering with a muscle injury.
Claudio Bravo may make his 127th appearance if he is given a nod here. Ben Brereton could start to make his debut up front, Alexis Sanchez is expected to operate in number ten.
Argentina Vs. Chile Prediction
The visitors seem to have started the campaign with a low drive winning just a single match out of four games. Meanwhile the host started it strong registering three wins and single draw placing them in the second spot in the group table standing.
Both are aiming at getting it right here to make difference; If Argentina wins here they may find themselves at the top if Brazil results hold constant.
Goals – Under 2.5
Both teams have been producing less than three goals occasionally in various competitions and we expect under 2.5 Markets as predicted by our pundits.
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