Inconsistent so far this season, Paraguay is currently in sixth place in the CONMEBOL qualification standings. Last week, the away team was narrowly defeated 1-0 by Venezuela, and they will need to recover in this game.
On the other side, Argentina is now in second place in the league table and has had a strong campaign. The Albiceleste defeated Bolivia with ease in their previous match, winning 3-0, and will want to repeat that performance this week.
Argentina vs Paraguay Live
Argentina and Paraguay have played 110 matches, with 59 triumphs for Argentina and 16 victories for Paraguay.
This is a remarkable historical record.In all competitions, Argentina has only prevailed in one of their last six meetings with Paraguay, and that triumph came in 2021 by a slim 1-0 margin.In their last seven games in all competitions, Paraguay has only triumphed once, and that victory came in June of this year against Nicaragua with a score of 2-0.Argentina has gone undefeated in their last 11 games across all competitions, with their lone loss coming to Saudi Arabia in their opening World Cup match.
Argentina has a strong roster at their disposal and has recently been one of the top teams competing internationally. This week, Lionel Messi and Julian Alvarez, who both have deadly days, will try to leave their mark.
Argentina will be hoping that Messi can participate in this game despite it being unclear whether he is healthy enough to play after his recent absence.
Argentina has been bothered by Paraguay on a number of occasions in the past, and they are capable of becoming potent opponents. However, Argentina appears to be the superior team and should be able to prevail in this match.