Argentina will certainly be wanting to preserve their unbeaten their Copa America 2021 beginning versus Paraguay at the Estadio Nacional de Brasilia on Tuesday.
The Argentineans are 3 factors far from safeguarding a location in the quarter-finals however will certainly be wanting to secure a top-two coating to stay clear of Brazil and also Colombia in the very first knock-out round.
On the various other hand, the Paraguayans have actually gotten to the Copa America quarter-finals in 9 of their last 11 event looks.
Argentina’s slim 1-0 triumph over Uruguay in the 2nd round of the Copa America team phase expanded an unbeaten run in all competitors to 15 video games (W8, D7).
Curiously, Lionel Scaloni’s guys have actually opened up the racking up within 33 mins in each of their 4 suits in 2021 however stopped working to locate the internet past the 35th min on each event.
Argentina’s late protective concerns stay an issue as they have actually videotaped 3 of their 4 objectives acknowledged this fiscal year past half-time.
Barcelona stalwart Lionel Messi has actually been associated with both Argentina’s objectives at the event up until now, netting a magnificent free-kick versus Chile prior to establishing Guido Rodriguez’s victor versus Uruguay.
However, the six-time Ballon d’Or victor has actually fallen short to rack up for Argentina from open bet over 2 years and also will certainly aspire to break their touch versus Paraguay.
Tottenham striking midfielder Giovani Lo Celso has actually begun versus Chile and also Uruguay however had a hard time to make an effect, with Scaloni changing him in the 2nd fifty percent on each event.
Paraguay presented a second-half resurgence to defeat South American minnows Bolivia 3-1 in their Copa America 2021 opener after falling back inside the very first 10 mins.
Before that triumph, Los Guaranies had actually gone winless in 4 successive internationals (D3, L1), a series that saw them fall short to maintain a tidy sheet 3 times.
It likewise significant Paraguay’s very first accomplishment in 12 Copa America components (D6, L5) if taken into consideration just 90 mins of play.
The Paraguayans are currently wanting to release their Copa America project with back-to-back success for the very first time because 2007, though they handle a group they have actually fallen short to defeat in their last 4 Copa team phase experiences (D3, L1).
West Ham United centre-back Fabian Balbuena and also Newcastle United ahead Miguel Almiron are the only Paraguayans having fun in Europe.
Though Almiron stays the standout name in Eduardo Berizzo’s team, Argentina will certainly need to watch out for Angel Romero.
The 28-year-old has actually opened his Copa America trip with a support versus Bolivia and also netted Paraguay’s singular strike in their last conference with La Albiceleste.
Argentina vs Paraguay Head-To-Head
The Argentineans have actually not shed any one of their 25 Copa America components versus Paraguay (W19, D6).
However, Scaloni’s guys have actually fallen short to defeat the Paraguayans in any one of their last 4 conferences (D3, L1) because hammering them 6-1 at the Copa America 2015.
Each of their last 3 H2Hs has actually included the first-half opener in suits gathering under 2.5 complete objectives.
Argentina vs Paraguay Predicted Line-ups
Argentina (4-3-3): Emiliano Martinez; Marcos Acuna, Nicolas Otamendi, Cristian Romero, Nahuel Molina; Rodrigo De Paul, Guido Rodriguez, Giovani Lo Celso; Sergio Aguero, Lionel Messi, Lautaro Martinez.
Paraguay (4-2-3-1): Antony Silva; Santiago Arzamendia, Junior Alonso, Gustavo Gomez, Alberto Espinola; Robert Piris Da Motta, Mathias Villasanti; Miguel Almiron, Angel Romero, Alejandro Romero; Gabriel Avalos.
Also read: Copa America 2021 teams: A full listing of all 10 Copa America teams.