Argentina vs Peru Predictions and Betting Tips
Argentina would be looking to continue their unbeaten run in the South America World Cup Qualifiers as they host Peru on Friday. Read on for our expert tips and predictions.
La Albiceleste picked up a 2-0 victory the las time both sides met, stretching their unbeaten run against Peru to 10 matches.
South American champions keen on keeping their 24-game unbeaten streak intact ?
Ever since losing to Brazil in the semifinal of the 2019 Copa America tournament, Lionel Scaloni and his troops haven't put a foot wrong. His namesake, Lionel Messi was instrumental during this period with Argentina picking up their first major honour just a couple of months back, as well as them having a blissful World Cup Qualifiers in which they sit in 2nd place. Altogether, it has been a 24-game unbeaten streak, with the 24th game ending with a 3-0 win against Uruguay. Messi, de Paul and Lautaro were on the scoresheet in the said game as the Argentines closed the gap on first placed Brazil to six points.
Although they're still well in the World Cup qualification discussion, Peru has had a completely different run in the CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifiers compared to their opponents. With just three wins in 11 matches, Peru finds itself in 7th place with 11 points on the board. Of all the sides ranked outside the qualification slots, they've been the ones on the ascension having managed seven points from their last five games and positive results against the South America champions might be what they need to properly jump-start their qualification campaign.
Argentina vs Peru Team News
Argentina possible starting XI:
Martinez; Montiel, Romero, Otamendi, Tagliafico; Di Maria, Paredes, De Paul, Gonzalez; Messi, Martinez
Peru possible starting XI:
Gallese; Advincula, Abram, Callens, Lopez; Yotun, Aquino, Gonzales; Farfan, Lapadula, Cueva
Argentina vs Peru Prediction: 2-0
Argentina can do no wrong at the moment taking into account their current form and with the Peruvians falling to a struggling Bolivia side in their most recent game, we see no outcome other than a home victory.