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Uruguay vs Chile Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Can Uruguay get World Cup qualifiers started with a win?

  • Uruguay host Chile in a World Cup qualifier
  • Match is being played in Montevideo at 7:45pm BST on Thursday
  • Uruguay are undefeated in their last 13 matches
  • Uruguay have won 9 of their last 11 World Cup qualifiers at home
  • Chile have lost 5 of their last 6 World Cup qualifiers on the road
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Uruguay host Chile in a World Cup qualifier in Montevideo (Getty Images)

Uruguay host Chile in a World Cup qualifier at the Estadio Centenario in Montevideo. La Celeste have a strong record at home in the qualifiers with Chile struggling to score on the road.

Uruguay Form


Uruguay reached the 2019 Copa America quarter-finals where they were eliminated by Peru. The match ended 0-0 in Bahia with Peru winning the penalty shootout.

Óscar Tabárez’s side played six friendlies from September to November 2019. They beat Costa Rica 2-1, Peru 1-0 and Hungary 2-1.

Three draws came against United States (1-1), Peru (1-1) and Argentina (2-2). Edinson Cavani and Luis Suarez scored in Tel-Aviv with a late Lionel Messi penalty earning Argentina a draw.

Uruguay Team News


Experienced goalkeeper Fernando Muslera, centre-back Jose Giminez and striker Edinson Cavani were not called up. 

Luis Suárez is the main man up front in Cavani’s absence, the Atletico Madrid striker scoring 59 goals in 113 internationals.

Uruguay Squad


Goalkeepers: Martín Silva, Martín Campaña, Rodrigo Muñoz

Defenders: Diego Godin, Martín Cáceres, Sebastián Coates, Matías Viña, Ronald Araújo, Agustín Oliveros, Damián Suárez

Midfielders: Nahitan Nández, Rodrigo Bentancur, Giorgian De Arrascaeta, Lucas Torreira, Federico Valverde, Brian Rodríguez, Mauro Arambarri, Nicolás De La Cruz

Forwards: Luis Suárez, Jonathan Rodríguez, Maxi Gómez, Darwin Núñez, Diego Rossi

Chile Form


Chile finished fourth at the 2019 Copa America. La Roja lost 3-0 against Peru in the semi-finals and 2-1 against Argentina in the 3rd place playoff.

Reinaldo Rueda’s side played four friendlies in September and October 2019. A 0-0 draw was followed by a disappointing 2-1 defeat to Honduras.

Chile drew 0-0 against Colombia before beating Guinea 3-2 in their last match. Jean Meneses, Felipe Mora and Arturo Vidal were on target in Alicante.

Chile Team News


Goalkeeper Claudio Bravo won’t get a chance to add to his 123 caps. Defender Gary Medel wasn’t called up after amassing 126 caps.

Arturo Vidal and Charles Aránguiz lead the way in central midfield with the attack led by Alexis Sánchez and Eduardo Vargas.

Chile Squad


Goalkeepers: Gabriel Arias, Brayan Cortés, Omar Carabalí

Defenders: Mauricio Isla, Enzo Roco, Paulo Díaz, Sebastián Vegas, Francisco Sierralta, Yonathan Andía, Nicolás Díaz, Rodrigo Echeverría

Midfielders: Arturo Vidal, Charles Aránguiz, José Pedro Fuenzalida, Diego Valdés, Lorenzo Reyes, César Pinares, Claudio Baeza, Tomás Alarcón

Forwards: Alexis Sánchez, Eduardo Vargas, Jean Meneses, Víctor Dávila, Juan Carlos Gaete

Uruguay vs Chile Head to Head


Uruguay have a 31-12 advantage against Chile with 7 draws in 50 matches. 

The last encounter was in the 2019 Copa America group stage, Uruguay winning 1-0 in Rio de Janeiro with Edinson Cavani scoring the winner.

Uruguay vs Chile Odds


Uruguay are 1.80 favourites with Chile priced at 4.20 at betfair. A draw is available at 3.70 at Unibet.

Uruguay vs Chile Match Up


Uruguay have a strong team on paper despite the absences of Fernando Muslera, Jose Giminez and Edinson Cavani. 

Chile’s defence appears weak on paper with central defence a problem position. Much will depend on experienced players Arturo Vidal, Charles Aránguiz, Eduardo Vargas and Alexis Sánchez.

Uruguay vs Chile Stats


  • Uruguay have won 9 of their last 11 home matches (World Cup qualifiers).
  • Uruguay have won by 3+ goals in their last 2 home matches against Chile (World Cup qualifiers).
  • Chile have lost 5 of their last 6 away matches (World Cup qualifiers).
  • Chile have failed to score in their last 5 away matches (World Cup qualifiers).

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Where is Uruguay vs Chile being played?

Uruguay vs Chile is being played at the Estadio Centenario in Montevideo, Uruguay.

When is Uruguay vs Chile being played?

Uruguay vs Chile is being played at 23:45 BST on Thursday 8 September 2020.

What competition are Uruguay vs Chile playing in?

Uruguay vs Chile are playing in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

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Verdict

Uruguay have a great record in this fixture and can get it done in Montevideo. Chile have failed to impress since Copa America and could struggle to score.

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