Chile vs Argentina: World Cup Qualifiers, Chile are all set to face Argentina with pressure piling on them. Chile is slowly drifting away from the possibility of the World Cup qualification and needs a win to sail through.
Chile finds itself in the sixth position on the points table with 16 points from 14 games whereas Argentina has 29 points from 13 games. It will be a cracker of competition considering the individual teams’ needs.
In their previous game, Argentina ended in a stalemate against Brazil, whereas Chile won 1-0 against El Salvador. Sebastian Vegas scored the 95th goal to keep Chile afloat in the competition.
Match: Chile vs Argentina
Date and Time: 28th January, 5:45 AM IST
Venue: Estadio Zorros del Desierto
Chile vs Argentina Head-to-Head
Both teams have played each other 94 times. Chile has won just eight games and has lost 61 times. The other 25 games have ended in a draw between the sides.
Chile vs Argentina Team News
Chile: Arturo Vidal is the only absentee for Chile.
Argentina: Argentina will miss the services of Lionel Messi, Cristian Romero, and Joaquin Correa due to health and injury concerns.
Chile vs Argentina Probable Playing XI
Chile: Claudio Bravo, Mauricio Isla, Gary Medel, Guillermo Maripan, Eugenio Mena, Claudio Baeza, Charles Aranguiz, Erik Pulgar, Eduardo Vargas, Brereton Diaz, Alexis Sanchez
Argentina: Emiliano Martinez, Nahuel Molina, German Pezzella, Nicolas Otamendi, Marcos Acuna, Giovanni Lo Celso, Leandro Parades, Rodrigo De Paul, Julian Alvarez, Lautaro Martinez, Angel Di Maria
Chile vs Argentina D11 Team
Emiliano Martinez, Gary Medel, Eugenio Mena, Marcos Acuna, Angel di Maria, Charles Aranguiz, Leandro Paredes, Rodrigo de Paul, Erik Pulgar, Alexis Sanchez (VC), Lautaro Martinez ©
Chile vs Argentina Probable Winners
Though Lionel Messi is unavailable for Argentina, they have enough quality to overcome Chile. We can expect a closely fought contest with Argentina taking home all three points.
Predictions: Chile 0-1 Argentina