Lautaro Martinez gave Argentina a 1-0 win over Peru at the Monumental Stadium in Buenos Aires City in a match for the 12th round of the 2022 South American World Cup Qualifiers. Check out the highlights and the striker's goal here.
Inter Milan's Martinez put the Albiceleste ahead in the 43rd minute with a fantastic header. Yoshimar Yotun wasted a clear chance to tie the game in the 63rd as he missed a penalty kick. This way, Argentina extended their unbeaten run to 25 matches.
Argentina vs Peru: Match Preview
Argentina will be back in action today, October 14, when they take on Peru at Estadio Monumental on Matchday 12 of the South American 2022 World Cup Qualifiers. The home side wants to extend its winning streak, while the visitors come from a disappointing defeat. Also, the Peruvian national team will be without Paolo Guerrero, Andre Carrillo and Luis Advincula to face Lionel Messi's Argentina. Here, you will find everything you need to know about this game, such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, and odds. To watch it in the US, tune in to fuboTV.
The 2021 Copa America winners have began their Qatar 2022 journey in great fashion. La Albiceleste, who hold the longest unbeaten streak on the planet with 23 games, have yet to lose a game in the Conmebol World Cup Qualifiers.
That's why it will be a tough challenge for La Blanquirroja, who have struggled to get results in the tournament. Ricardo Gareca's men, however, will try to bounce back and pull off a shock in Buenos Aires.
Argentina vs Peru: Match Information
Date: Thursday, October 14, 2021
Time: 7:30 PM (ET)
Location: Estadio Monumental, Buenos Aires
Argentina vs Peru: Time by State in the US
ET: 7:30 PM
CT: 6:30 PM
MT: 5:30 PM
PT: 4:30 PM
Argentina vs Peru: Storylines and Head-to-Head
Last time out, a fantastic Lionel Messi paved the way for Argentina's 3-0 win over Uruguay with the opener. Lionel Scaloni's side looks stronger than ever as it hasn't lost a game so far (W6 D4), sitting second in the standings six points shy of leaders Brazil.
Things have been much more complicated for Peru, who lacked consistency in the tournament. Following a much-needed win over Chile, Gareca's men suffered an unexpected setback in Bolivia and find themselves seventh with 11 points, four shy of fifth-seeded Colombia.
These two familiar foes have met 19 times in the South American World Cup Qualifiers. Argentina emerged victorious ten times, while Peru claimed the three points twice, and they drew on seven occasions.
How to watch or live stream Argentina vs Peru in the US
The game to be played between Argentina and Peru at Estadio Monumental on Matchday 12 of the South American 2022 World Cup Qualifiers will be broadcast in the US by fuboTV.
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Argentina vs Peru: Predictions and Odds
Bookmakers in the US have already revealed their predictions for this exciting game. Unsurprisingly, FanDuel sees Argentina are heavy favorites with odds of -450, while Peru have +950 to pull off a shock, and a tie would result in a +550 payout.
* Odds via FanDuel.