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| On Jun 8, 2021 6:40 PM IST

COL vs ARG Dream11 Team Prediction Tips for Colombia vs Argentina World Cup Qualifiers Live Score 8 June

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COL vs ARG Dream11: Argentina travel to Barranquilla to take on Colombia in a bid to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. They played out a 1-1 draw against Chile which they should have won a few days ago. This ensures that they sit 4 points behind league leaders Brazil. Colombia, on the other hand, returned to winning ways with a comfortable 3-0 win over Peru. They are in a tight position in the table, level on points with 4th place but just 3 points clear of 8th place as well. This tie could decide the rest of their battle for qualification and they will want to make it an easy one.

Date: 9th June, Wednesday
Kick-Off: 4:30 am (IST)
Venue: Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Melendez, Colombia

CONMEBOL Table: Colombia are 6th in the table with Argentina in 2nd place.

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Recent Form
Colombia: WDLLW
Argentina: WWDWD

Head-to-Head (last 5 meetings):
Colombia – 1
Draw – 1
Argentina – 3

COL vs ARG Today Match Prediction Details

Colombia News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

• Daniel Munoz got sent off against Peru and will be sidelined for this game.
• James Rodriguez is still injured and will not play a part in this fixture.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

• Everton’s Yerry Mina and Tottenham’s Davinson Sanchez should start in centre-back.
• Atalanta’s duo, Luis Muriel and Duvan Zapata will spearhead the attack.

Colombia Starting XI (likely)

David Ospina (GK)
John Medina
Yerry Mina
Davinson Sanchez
William Tesillo
Juan Cuadrado
Gustavo Cuellar
Mateus Uribe
Luis Muriel
Duvan Zapata

Argentina News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

• Lionel Scaloni is without any injuries for this game.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

• Cristian Romero started against Chile but Nicolas Otamendi should be back in defence.
• Lautaro Martinez could move to flank, replacing Lucas Ocampos.
• Sergio Aguero should lineup alongside Lionel Messi in attack.

Argentina Starting XI (likely)

Emiliano Martinez (GK)
Juan Foyth
Nicolas Otamendi
Lisandro Martinez
Nicolas Tagliafico
Lautaro Martinez
Rodrigo De Paul
Leonardo Paredes
Angel Di Maria
Lionel Messi
Sergio Aguero

Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Lionel Messi – Lionel Messi scored his 72nd international goal in his career and is behind just Sunil Chhetri and Cristiano Ronaldo. Messi’s influence on the game can not be understated and could be the key for Argentina. Messi will be playing alongside the likes of Di Maria, Aguero and Martinez as well making Argentina’s frontline a frightening one.

Luis Muriel – Muriel has been excellent as well with 22 goals and 9 assists in 16 starts (36 appearances). He has also created 56 chances, attempted 39 shots on target and succeeded in 53 attempted dribbles.

Differential Pick

Rodrigo De Paul – Rodrigo De Paul has had a breakthrough of a season with Udinese. He had 9 goals and 9 assists in Serie A, creating 91 chances and succeeded in 122 dribbles (67% completion rate). He boasts a pass accuracy of 80% and has whipped in 72 accurate crosses as well.

COL vs ARG Dream 11 Teams

Goalkeeper – Martinez
Defenders – Mina, Sanchez, Tagliafico, Foyth
Midfielders – Di Maria, De Paul, Cuadrado
Forwards – Messi (C), Aguero, Muriel (VC)

Likely Winner:

Argentina are the favourites to win the COL vs ARG Today Match Prediction on paper but their draw against Chile has blown this tie open. Argentina, who haven’t lost a game in the group stages, won’t be happy with their gap behind fierce rivals, Brazil especial ly given the strength of the squad. Colombia will be fired up after their win against Peru and can finally see an opportunity to qualify for the World Cup. While beating Argentina will be difficult, even a draw can go a long way for the Colombians.

Suraj Shivshankar

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