FIFA World Cup 2022: Argentina and Australia national will take on each other on Sunday, December 4. Moreover, the fixture will take place at the Ahmed bin Ali Stadium in Ar-Rayyan, Qatar.
Argentina are coming into this fixture after winning against Poland on Thursday. Moreover, they went on to win the game by 2-0 against Poland. Argentina are sitting in the first position of the table with 6 points in 3 games.
Australia are coming into this fixture after winning against Denmark on Wednesday. Moreover, they went on to win the game by 1-0 against Denmark. Australia are sitting in the second position of the table with 6 points in 3 games.
FIFA World Cup 2022: Players to Watch Out
Angel Di Maria (Argentina)
Angel Di Maria is likely to get a nod for this crucial game against Australia. The Juventus player’s services to Lionel Messi in the final third will be crucial.
Lionel Messi (Argentina)
Lionel Messi will be leading the attack for Argentina against Australia. Moreover, he has gone on to score 7 goals in 13 games so far this season.
Mathew Ryan (Australia)
Mathew Ryan will be an important element for Australia against Argentina. The attacking capabilities of Argentina are immense and Mathew Ryan will be important if Australia needs a win.
Mitchell Duke (Australia)
Mitchell Duke will be leading the attack for Australia against Argentina. Moreover, he has gone on to score 8 goals in 37 games so far this season.
Argentina vs Australia Head-to-Head Stats
Argentina national football team have faced Australia seven times in history and have won on five occasions, losing just once – a 4-1 defeat in their first-ever meeting back in 1988 at the Bicentennial Gold Cup.
Last Five Matches Form
Argentina’s recent form: W-W-L-W-W
Australia’s recent form: W-W-L-W-W
Argentina vs Australia – Match Prediction
Argentina are likely to win the FIFA World Cup 2022 match against Australia on Sunday. The scoreline could be in favor of them by 3-1.
Argentina vs Australia – Betting Tips
Tip 1: Result – Argentina Win
Argentina have gathered momentum after the early defeat against Saudi Arabia. It will be very tough for Australia to sustain Argentina’s attack one after the other.
Tip 2: Game to have over 2.5 goals – Yes
Argentina’s attack is of high quality and in form too. They are likely to score more than 2 goals. Hence, the possibility of the game having over 2.5 goals is highly likely.
Tip 3: Argentina to score first – Yes
The odds are in favour of Argentina to score first as their attack is in form in comparison to Australia.
Tip 4: Lionel Messi to score – Yes
Lionel Messi opened the score sheet for Argentina in the last few games. He did so against Saudi Arabia and Mexico as well. He is likely to repeat that against Australia.