Chile’s top ARGENTINA has registered for the World Cup.
And that means they can afford to rest Lionel Messiwho are continuing to recover from Covid.
Rivals Chile have a recent history of going up against the Argentinians, having won both the 2015 and 2016 Copa America finals against them.
And their need for points is much greater than that of Albiceleste, as they sit in sixth, outside the qualifying spots.
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What time is Chile vs Argentina?
- Chile meets Argentina on Friday, January 28 (UK time).
- The match kicks off at 12:15 UK time – 9:15pm Chile time on Thursday.
- It will be played at the Estadio Zorros del Desierto, Calama.
- The two sides last met in June, when they draw 1-1 in Rio de Janeiro in the Copa America.
What TV channel is Chile vs Argentina on and can I stream it live?
- Chile vs Argentina is live on Premier Sports 1.
- To stream the game, go to Premier League Player.
- Premier Sports is available for £12.99/month or £14.99/month on Amazon Prime.
Lionel Messi is not in Argentina’s squad for this match.
Premier League stars Emi Buendia and Alexis Mac Allister have also gone out after testing positive for Covid.
Tottenham’s Cristian Romero and Inter’s Joaquin Correa are both sidelined as they continue to recover from hamstring injuries.
Chile have a clean medical bill for this match, but Arturo Vidal is suspended.
Chile have only beaten Argentina once in their last 16 meetings.
Argentina has won 7 times.
This is usually a thrilling encounter, a game full of cards, usually red.
To have any hope of breaking into the top four, Chile will need to win pretty much if not all of their remaining games.
These include matches against tonight’s rivals Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay.
With both teams remaining in four group stage matches, Chile is one point behind Columbia in fourth place.
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Bringing you all the action from around the world, tonight is a World Cup Qualifier from South America against Chile and Argentina.
Lionel Scaloni’s side have already qualified for the World Cup in Qatar, having now secured a place in the top four.
Chile comes in at sixth with hopes of still breaking into the top four and catching up with Columbia.
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