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2018 FIFA wc qualifying Argentina vs Brazil Preview, prediction

A high profile pre world cup qualifying match is set to take place on 13th November between Brazil and Argentina. Argentina team will be hosting Brazil soccer team in CONMEBOL 2018 FIFA World cup qualifier match at Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti in Buenos Aires.

2018 FIFA wc qualifying Argentina vs Brazil Preview, prediction.

Preview

Both Brazil and Argentina have struggled in their opening two matches of 2018 FIFA World cup qualifiers. Surprisingly Selecao lost their first game against Chile by 2-0 but team made comeback in the second match against Venezuela and claimed victory by 3-1.

Argentine team will be eyeing for the first win in CONMEBOL qualifying campaign as they were defeated in the first match by 2-0 against Ecuador whereas played goal less draw with Paraguay. 2014 FIFA world cup finalist would be desperate for the win against strong Brazil in home ground conditions.

It is not going to be easy for Argentina to overcome Brazil as Dunga’s men will be playing with their captain Neymar who is returning to the side after completing 4 match suspension. Neymar presence will definitely increase the morale of team.

David Luiz, Oscar, Willian, Gustavo and Neymar’s presence will be crucial for Dunga’s team. Brazil will be depending on these top stars in the game. Neymar will be the biggest headache for home team as he is in prime form and before few days ahead of match, he scored brilliant goals for FC Barcelona.

On the other hand Argentina will have to come on ground without their top player Lionel Messi as he is still struggling with a torn internal collateral ligament in his left knee. One more bad news for Argentina ahead of the vital clash against Brazil as Carlos Tevez is doubtful for the match. He is facing injury in left knee.

So Argentina camp will be heavily relying on Angle Di Maria, Angel Correa, Nicolas Gaitan and Ezequiel Lavezzi.

Starting XI

Argentina playing line-up:

Romero, Demichelis, Funes Mori, Otamendi, Mas, Kranevitter, Di Maria, Pastore, Mascherano, Tevez and Lavezzi.

Brazil playing line-up:

Alisson, Luiz, Miranda, Alves, Luis, Costa, Elias, Oscar, Gustavo, Willian and Neymar.

Check more: Argentina vs Brazil Live Stream info

Predictions

Though its a home game for Argentina, Brazil national team will be favorites to win this Russia world cup qualifying match. As per Sports Mirchi predictions Brazil have got 60 percent winning chances over Argentina and predicted scoreline is 3-1 in favor of Brazil.

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