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This big WC Qualifiers - South America game sees Argentina fighting it out with Uruguay on Friday.
All Argentina v Uruguay match predictions, user poll and stats are shown below - plus the latest match odds.
Argentina will be looking for a repeat result of a 0-2 WC Qualifiers - South America success against Peru.
In that match, Argentina had 66% possession and 10 shots on goal with 6 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Argentina was Lionel Messi (32', 42'). Peru got 6 shots on goal with 0 on target.
Argentina haven’t been able to stop scoring goals, netting in each and every one of their last 6 matches.
They have hit an aggregate of 11 during that period while also conceding a total of 0. We will have to find out if that trend will be continued on here.
Uruguay will go into the meeting following on from a 2-0 WC Qualifiers - South America win vs Brazil in their most recent match.
For Uruguay, the goals were scored by Darwin Núñez (42') and Nicolás de la Cruz (77').
Illustrating their predisposition for high-scoring encounters, the back of the net has been hit 20 times in the previous six games in which Uruguay have played, making it a mean average of 3.33 goals per clash. Opposing teams have hit 6 from this total.
Head to head
An inspection of their past head to head results stretching back to 01/09/2016 tells us that these encounters have not been fruitful for Uruguay. They have not managed to get any wins at all while Argentina have been too good for them, finishing as winners in 67% of those games played.
A combined total of 10 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 8 of them for La Albiceleste and 2 belonging to La Celeste. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 1.67.
The last league game between these clubs was WC Qualifiers - South America match day 13 on 12/11/2021 which finished with the scoreline of Uruguay 0-1 Argentina.
On that day, Uruguay managed 36% possession and 19 attempts on goal with 4 on target.
Argentina got 7 shots at goal with 3 on target. Ángel Di María (7') was the scorer.
It looks to us that Argentina have it within them to have the majority of the possession and should be able to turn a few of their chances into goals.
At the other end, Uruguay may well struggle to find the back of the net although we do reckon that they could well end up pulling one back during this clash.
We’re tipping a comfortable 3-1 winning margin for Argentina when all’s said and done.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Estadio Antonio Vespucio Liberti (61,688)
Captain: Lionel Messi
Chairman: Claudio Tapia
Manager: Lionel Scaloni
Competitions: WC Qualifiers - South America (League Round)