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Argentina vs Australia Predictions & Tips - Argentina to advance at the World Cup

02 Dec 2022
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Eddy Tora 02 Dec 2022
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  • The Round of 16 game is being played at Ahmad bin Ali Stadium (19:00 GMT)
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Argentina have kept 15 clean sheets in their last 18 matches (Getty)

Argentina vs Australia Predictions


Argentina should have far too much quality for an Australian side that have achieved their aim in Qatar. The South American side keep plenty of clean sheets and are backed to win to nil.
  • Argentina vs Australia Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • Argentina Form
  • Argentina Squad & Team News
  • Australia Form
  • Australia Squad & Team News
  • Argentina vs Australia Live Stream FAQ

  • Argentina have won by 2+ goals in 7 of their last 8 matches.
  • Argentina’s Lionel Messi has scored 12 goals in his last 8 internationals.
  • Argentina have kept 15 clean sheets in their last 18 matches.
  • Australia have lost 6 of their last 9 matches (World Cup).

Head to Head


Argentina have a 2-0 advantage Australia against with 1 draw in 3 competitive matches.

Argentina Form


Argentina are undefeated in 38 of their last 39 matches, winning 11 of their 17 World Cup qualifiers.

Lionel Scaloni’s side were shocked in their opening match at the World Cup, a 2-1 defeat to Saudi Arabia after Lionel Messi opened the scoring from the penalty spot.

La Albiceleste bounced back with a 2-0 win against Mexico, Messi opening the scoring and Enzo Fernández scoring off the bench to seal the deal.

Argentina ended the group stage with a 2-0 win against Poland. Messi saw a penalty saved before Alexis Mac Allister and Julián Álvarez scored to secure a convincing victory.

Argentina Squad & Team News


Pos.
Player
D.O.B. (age)
Caps
Goals
Club
GK Franco Armani 16 October 1986 (age 36) 18 0 River Plate
GK Gerónimo Rulli 20 May 1992 (age 30) 4 0 Villarreal
GK Emiliano Martínez 2 September 1992 (age 30) 22 0 Aston Villa
DF Juan Foyth 12 January 1998 (age 24) 16 0 Villarreal
DF Nicolás Tagliafico 31 August 1992 (age 30) 44 0 Lyon
DF Gonzalo Montiel 1 January 1997 (age 25) 19 0 Sevilla
DF Germán Pezzella 27 June 1991 (age 31) 33 2 Betis
DF Marcos Acuña 28 October 1991 (age 31) 46 0 Sevilla
DF Cristian Romero 27 April 1998 (age 24) 15 1 Tottenham Hotspur
DF Nicolás Otamendi 12 February 1988 (age 34) 96 4 Benfica
DF Lisandro Martínez 18 January 1998 (age 24) 12 0 Manchester United
DF Nahuel Molina 6 April 1998 (age 24) 23 0 Atlético Madrid
MF Leandro Paredes 29 June 1994 (age 28) 48 4 Juventus
MF Rodrigo De Paul 24 May 1994 (age 28) 17 2 Atlético Madrid
MF Exequiel Palacios 5 October 1998 (age 24) 21 0 Bayer Leverkusen
MF Thiago Almada 26 April 2001 (age 21) 2 0 Atlanta United
MF Alejandro Gómez 15 February 1988 (age 34) 16 3 Sevilla
MF Guido Rodríguez 12 April 1994 (age 28) 27 1 Betis
MF Alexis Mac Allister 24 December 1998 (age 23) 10 1 Brighton & Hove Albion
MF Enzo Fernández 17 January 2001 (age 21) 6 1 Benfica
FW Julián Álvarez 31 January 2000 (age 22) 15 4 Manchester City
FW Lionel Messi (captain) 24 June 1987 (age 35) 168 93 Paris Saint-Germain
FW Ángel Di María 14 February 1988 (age 34) 127 27 Juventus
FW Ángel Correa 9 March 1995 (age 27) 22 3 Atlético Madrid
FW Paulo Dybala 15 November 1993 (age 29) 34 3 Roma
FW Lautaro Martínez 22 August 1997 (age 25) 43 21 Internazionale

Midfielder Giovani Lo Celso wasn’t called up alongside the injured Joaquín Correa and Nicolás González. Thiago Almada and Angel Correa were called up late.

Argentina have a fully fit squad available.

Lionel Messi has scored 93 goals in 168 internationals.

Australia Form


Australia reached Qatar through the World Cup play-offs, beating UAE 2-1 before a penalty shootout victory against Peru.

Graham Arnold’s side lost 4-1 against France in their opening match at the World Cup 4-1 after Craig Goodwin opened the scoring in the 9th minute.

The Socceroos moved into second spot in Group D after a 1-0 win against Tunisia, Mitchell Duke heading home in the first half.

Australia completed the job with a 1-0 win against Denmark, Mathew Leckie’s solo goal sending his side through to the knockout rounds.

Australia Squad & Team News


Pos.
Player
D.O.B. (age)
Caps
Goals
Club
GK Mathew Ryan (captain) 8 April 1992 (age 30) 78 0 Copenhagen
GK Andrew Redmayne 13 January 1989 (age 33) 4 0 Sydney FC
GK Danny Vukovic 27 March 1985 (age 37) 4 0 Central Coast Mariners
DF Miloš Degenek 28 April 1994 (age 28) 41 1 Columbus Crew
DF Nathaniel Atkinson 13 June 1999 (age 23) 6 0 Heart of Midlothian
DF Kye Rowles 24 June 1998 (age 24) 6 0 Heart of Midlothian
DF Fran Karačić 12 May 1996 (age 26) 12 1 Brescia
DF Bailey Wright 28 July 1992 (age 30) 28 2 Sunderland
DF Aziz Behich 16 December 1990 (age 31) 56 2 Dundee United
DF Harry Souttar 22 October 1998 (age 24) 13 6 Stoke City
DF Thomas Deng 20 March 1997 (age 25) 2 0 Albirex Niigata
DF Joel King 30 October 2000 (age 22) 4 0 OB
MF Ajdin Hrustic 5 July 1996 (age 26) 22 3 Hellas Verona
MF Aaron Mooy 15 September 1990 (age 32) 56 7 Celtic
MF Riley McGree 2 November 1998 (age 24) 14 1 Middlesbrough
MF Cameron Devlin 7 June 1998 (age 24) 1 0 Heart of Midlothian
MF Jackson Irvine 7 March 1993 (age 29) 52 7 St. Pauli
MF Keanu Baccus 7 June 1998 (age 24) 4 0 St Mirren
FW Marco Tilio 23 August 2001 (age 21) 5 0 Hibernian
FW Mathew Leckie 4 February 1991 (age 31) 76 14 Melbourne City
FW Jamie Maclaren 29 July 1993 (age 29) 28 8 Melbourne City
FW Awer Mabil 15 September 1995 (age 27) 31 8 Cádiz
FW Mitchell Duke 18 January 1991 (age 31) 24 9 Fagiano Okayama
FW Garang Kuol 15 September 2004 (age 18) 2 0 Central Coast Mariners
FW Craig Goodwin 16 December 1991 (age 30) 13 2 Adelaide United
FW Jason Cummings 1 August 1995 (age 27) 2 1 Central Coast Mariners

Centre back Trent Sainsbury, midfielder Tom Rogic and forward Adam Taggart were not called up. Forward Martin Boyle was injured with Marco Tilio his replacement.

Milos Degenek started at right back against Denmark which should continue here.

Mitchell Duke has scored 9 goals in 24 internationals.

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Verdict

Argentina should dominate an Australian side that have reached their aim in Qatar. The South American side regularly keep clean sheets and can win to nil.

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