After a busy schedule of club football in September, the international fixtures are back with 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar qualifiers in action this week. In the CONMEBOL qualifiers, favorites Argentina will play against Paraguay in an important clash. Argentina have already won Copa America in July and will be looking for an easy win against Paraguay. Lionel Scaloni will try to confirm their place in the 2022 World Cup with a win in this fixture. In their last fixture, Paraguay executed a 2-1 win over Venezuela while Argentina completed an easy 3-0 win over Bolivia.
Paraguay vs Argentina Match Details
Stage : FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers South America
Date : 8 October, 2021
Time : 4:30 AM (IST)
Venue : Estadio Defensores del Chaco, Paraguay
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Paraguay vs Argentina Preview
Paraguay has been demoted to a great extent. They reached the quarter-finals in South Africa 2010but after that they have failed to qualify for the 2014 or 2018 editions. They have managed to win only 2 out of 9 qualifiers matches. On the other hand, Argentina are still unbeaten in their FIFA WC Qualifiers and have secured 5 wins in 8 matches. Argentina are second in the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers – CONMEBOL Table while Paraguay are sixth.
Paraguay vs Argentina Team News
David Martinez and Blas Riveros are unavailable due to injuries. Santiago Arzamendia has been included in the Paraguay squad as a replacement for Martinez against Argentina. Although Miguel Almironis in good form but he will likely have to start from the bench.
Forwards Sergio Aguero and Paulo Dybala are recovering from injuries and therefore they have been excluded from the squad. Alejandro Gomez and Angel Correa have been included as their replacements. However, it is unlikely that any of them will start the match. Marcos Acuna has completed his recovery after injury and is fit start this match.
Paraguay vs Argentina Head to Head
Argentina have won 59 out of 109 matches while Paraguay have managed 34 victories.
Paraguay vs Argentina Form Guide
Paraguay form guide: W-D-L-L-L
Argentina form guide: W-W-W-W-W
Paraguay vs Argentina Predicted XI
Paraguay Starting XI (4-2-3-1): Antony Silva; Robert Rojas, Fabian Balbuena, Junior Alonso, Santiago Arzamendia; Mathias Villasanti, Gaston Gimenez; Kaku, Oscar Romero, Angel Romero; Antonio Sanabria
Paraguay vs Argentina Prediction
This will be an easy win for Argentina considering their form and exceptional squad strength. Their team have improve a lot over the past year under Lionel Scaloni. On the other hand, Paraguay have been inconsistent this year.
Paraguay 0-3 Argentina
How to watch Paraguay vs Argentina live streaming in India?
It is a bad news for football fans as they would not be able to catch the live streaming of Paraguay vs Argentina. In India, there is no live telecast of CONMEBOL FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers due to absence of an official broadcaster. However, live streaming of the FIFA World Cup 2022 European qualifiers will be available on Sony LIV and JioTV.
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