Paraguay managed to get a point against 2021 Copa America champions Argentina as they drew 0-0 at the Estadio Defensores del Chaco in Asuncion in a match for the 11th round of the 2022 South American World Cup Qualifiers. Check out the highlights of this game.
Although the Albiceleste arrived as the big favorites, the national team led by Lionel Messi on the field failed to beat Paraguay's goalkeeper Anthony Silva and only got one from from its visit to Asuncion.
Paraguay vs Argentina: Match Preview
The South American 2022 World Cup Qualifiers are back with another triple-fixture in the October international window. Paraguay host Argentina today, October 7, at the Defensores del Chaco stadium in Asuncion aiming to pull off a shock and remain alive in the battle for a Qatar 2022 berth. However, they know it's not going to be an easy task, as they will have Lionel Messi's Argentina in front. Here, you will find everything you need to know about the game, such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, and odds. To watch this game in the US, tune in to FuboTV.
La Albirroja had a weak start to their campaign and coach Eduardo Berizzo has been under heavy fire, especially following a poor Copa America performance. However, Paraguay concluded the September window with a much-needed win and they'll be back at home aiming to pick up where they left off.
But Argentina are unbeaten in the tournament and look stronger than ever on the way to the next World Cup. The South American champions, who have been unstoppable under Lionel Scaloni, will try to make it nine games without defeat when they show up at the Defensores del Chaco.
Paraguay vs Argentina: Match Information
Date: October 7, 2021
Time: 7 PM (ET)
Location: Estadio Defensores del Chaco, Asuncion
Paraguay vs Argentina: Time by State in the US
ET: 7 PM
CT: 6 PM
MT: 5 PM
PT: 4 PM
Paraguay vs Argentina: Storylines and Head-to-Head
Paraguay have struggled to pick up victories in the Conmebol 2022 World Cup Qualifiers. Following their Matchday 2 win over Venezuela, they had to wait six games for their second victory, also against La Vinotinto.
Argentina, on the other hand, had a fantastic start to their campaign. Following their Copa America success, Scaloni's boys resumed their World Cup Qualifying journey on the right foot as they beat Venezuela on the road and Bolivia in a memorable night when Lionel Messi surpassed Pele as the South American player with most international goals.
This will be the 97th meeting between these two familiar foes. Argentina have the edge in the all-time series with 49 victories, while Paraguay won 15 times, and they drew on 32 occasions.
Paraguay vs Argentina: South American 2022 World Cup Qualifiers Standings
After nine rounds of play, Argentina are second in the standings with 18 points (W5 D3) and have one pending game against Brazil after the infamous episode. Paraguay, meanwhile, are sixth with 11 points (W2 D5 L2).
Paraguay vs Argentina: South American 2022 World Cup Qualifiers Top Scorers
How to watch or live stream Paraguay vs Argentina in the US
The game to be played at Estadio Defensores del Chaco between Paraguay and Argentina on Matchday 11 of the South American 2022 World Cup Qualifiers will be broadcast in the US by FuboTV.
Paraguay vs Argentina: Predictions and Odds
Bookmakers in the US have already revealed their predictions for this game. Unsurprisingly, FanDuel sees Argentina as heavy favorites to claim the three points with odds of -165, while Paraguay have +500 to pull off a shock, and a tie would result in a +250 payout.
* Odds via FanDuel.