Argentina resumed their South American World Cup Qualifiers 2022 campaign with a 3-1 away win over Venezuela to continue in good form in the tournament. Here you will find the highlights and goals of this entertaining match.
Lautaro Martinez, Joaquin Correa and Angel Correa scored for the Albiceleste, who played their first match after winning the 2021 Copa America. Yeferson Soteldo pulled one back for the hosts with a penalty.
Venezuela vs Argentina: Match Preview
Venezuela and Argentina face each other today at the Olympic Stadium in Caracas for Matchday 9 of the Conmebol World Cup Qualifiers for Qatar 2022. Here, check out everything there’s to know about this match such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, and odds. If you want to watch the game in the US, tune in to FuboTV.
La Vinotinto are coming into this match after Jose Peseiro, who was their head coach for the last year, presented his resignation alleging that the Venezuelan Federation haven’t paid him for months. Being ninth in the standings, Venezuelan players will have to show their spirit to overcome a strong rival.
Argentina, on the other hand, arrived in Caracas as Copa America champions. Their new status could serve as a way to relieve the pressure or it can become a hurdle. Either way, La Albiceleste will want to win the three points against La Vinotinto before they travel to meet their bitter rival Brazil.
Venezuela vs Argentina: Match Information
Date: Thursday, September 2, 2021.
Time: 8:00 PM (ET).
Location: Olympic Stadium, Caracas, Venezuela.
Venezuela vs Argentina: Time by State in the US
ET: 8:00 PM
CT: 7:00 PM
MT: 6:00 PM
PT: 5:00 PM
Venezuela vs Argentina: Storylines
In the series between these two teams, Argentina have the lead with 21 victories in 25 matches. Venezuela have won La Albiceleste twice and they have drawn twice. One of those victories for La Vinotinto took place for World Qualifiers in Puerto La Cruz (Venezuela) in 2011, when Fernando Amorebieta scored the only goal of the night.
However, Argentina have struggled against La Vinotinto in their last matches for World Cup Qualifiers, which ended up in draws. However, their last official encounter took place at the 2019 Copa America, which Argentina won 2-0.
How to watch or live stream Venezuela vs Argentina in the US
The match between Venezuela and Argentina to be held at the Olympic Stadium in Caracas on Thursday, September 02, 2021 for Matchday 9 of Conmebol World Cup Qualifiers 2022 will be broadcasted in the US by FuboTV.
Venezuela vs Argentina: Predictions and odds
Oddsmakers have already made their predictions for this match. According to FanDuel, Argentina are the favorites with odds of -210, while Venezuela have odds of +600. A tie would end up in a +310 payout.
*Odds by FanDuel