Argentina vs Venezuela: Argentina and Venezuela are set to engage in the World Cup Qualifying fixture on Friday in a bid to seal the spot for the event that is set to happen in Qatar. Argentina are in a comfortable position fighting for the top spot whereas Venezuela are in a deep spot of bother. Ahead of the game, here is our preview.
In the ongoing WC qualifiers, Argentina find itself in second place on the points table with 35 points from 15 games. They are four shy of the toppers, Brazil, and will look to close down the gap. In their previous game, they defeated Colombia 1-0.
On the other hand, Venezuela are at the bottom of the points table with just ten points from 15 games. In the previous game, they lost 4-1 to Uruguay. In the last five games, Venezuela have one win and will look to end their campaign with a few wins.
Match: Argentina vs Venezuela
Date and Time: 26th March, 5:00 AM IST
Venue: La Bombonera
Argentina vs Venezuela Head-to-Head
In the last ten meetings, Argentina have won six games whereas Venezuela have just won two fixtures. The other two have ended in a draw.
Argentina vs Venezuela Team News
Argentina: Cristian Romero, Emi Martinez, Giovani Lo Celso, and Lautaro Martinez are the notable absentees for the side.
Venezuela: Yeferson Soteldo, Tomas Rincon, and Oscar Gonzalez remain unavailable for the team selection.
Argentina vs Venezuela Probable Playing XI
Franco Armani; Nahuel Molina, German Pezzella, Nicolas Otamendi, Nicolas Tagliafico; Rodrigo De Paul, Leandro Paredes, Alexis Mac Allister; Lionel Messi, Joaquin, Angel Correa.
Wuilker Fariñez; Ronald Hernandez, Nahuel Ferraresi, Jhon Chancellor, Miguel Navarro; Jose Martinez, Yangel Herrera; Darwin Machis, Romulo Otero, Jefferson Savarino; Salomon Rondon.
Argentina vs Venezuela D11 Team
Argentina vs Venezuela Probable Winners
On any day, Argentina are a tough nut to crack for a side like Venezuela. There is no less passion from Venezuela or they are the weaker side. It is that Argentina are too tough to handle. We predict a comfortable victory for Argentina on Friday.
Predictions: Argentina 4-1 Venezuela
Argentina vs Venezuela Live Stream
There is live streaming of Argentina vs Venezuela in India on Sony Ten 2 and Sony Ten 3. The fans can follow the game on Sony Liv as well.