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Preview: Argentina vs. Australia - Prediction, Team News, Lineups

After escaping their group in dramatic situations, just three days later, Argentina and final round of 16 rivals Australia met at Ahmad bin Ali Stadium on Saturday. Let's predict the starting line-up of Argentina vs Australia.
Both nations' World Cup adventures now continue into the knockout stages, after the Albiceleste recovered from a shock loss to Saudi Arabia and the Socceroos' loss to Denmark in midweek. Argentina vs Australia Prediction might be found here.
Where: Khalifa International Stadium
When: December 3, 6 pm (15:00 GMT)
Fifa rankings: Netherlands (8), USA (16)

Match Preview

Argentina shook off the shock in the opening round against Saudi Arabia and is now poised to qualify for the knockout stages, hoping to bring back Lionel Messi an elusive World Cup title in what is believed to be his swansong tournament. However, they will have to overcome a lucky Australia that shocked Denmark in the group stage final to secure a spot in their second World Cup knockout. We will hope it goes better than the last time they were here, as they were heartbroken in 2006 by eventual champions Italy.
The Italians faltered after Marco Materazi was sent off shortly after half-time, but they carried on until Francesco Totti scored a 96th-minute goal to send them through to the quarter-finals. With Aussie fans still excited after the match against Denmark, they will have to regroup and move forward in the hope that the real lightning can strike Argentina twice to follow in the footsteps of Saudi Arabia. and ruined Messi's away party.

Team News


Argentina vs. Australia - Prediction, Argentina Argentina vs Australia PredictionSource: latestly

While he certainly doesn't want to change a winning team, Lionel Scaloni may feel the need to change his starting lineup again, due to the rapid changeover between games.
Lisandro Martinez could therefore contend for a spot at centre-back, while Lyon's Nicolas Tagliafico aims to usurp Marcos Acuna at left-back. After making a remarkable impression as a substitute in both Argentina's first two games of the final, Enzo Fernandez will face Leandro Paredes, who came on from the bench in the games. Poland and Mexico.
Meanwhile, Lautaro Martinez was one of a number of attacking players to start from the bench on Wednesday night, but Julian Alvarez's goal could give him an edge in the competition with Lionel Messi and Angel Di Maria - who is troubled by a thigh problem - up front.


Argentina vs. Australia - Prediction, AustraliaSource: sportingnews

Australia could also make some limited changes, as Nathaniel Atkinson and Fran Karacic - who started the first and second games respectively - played against Milos Degenek, who then took over at right-back in the match. match against Denmark.
Craig Goodwin had a tough 45 minutes against the Dane and was replaced by Keanu Baccus at half-time, and the latter easily made it into the Aussies engine room alongside Aaron Mooy. As a result, Graham Arnold could make a brave call to bring in the relatively inexperienced St Mirren midfielder on Saturday.
Up front, Mitchell Duke leads the charge again, having so far outstripped his modest status as a player for his club in Japan's second division.

Argentina Vs. Australia Head-To-Head Record

Argentina wins: 5
USA wins: 1
Draws: 1
Argentina goals: 12
USA goals: 7

Argentina World Cup form:
  • L W W
Argentina form (all competitions):
  • W W W W L W W
Australia World Cup form:
  • L W W
Australia form (all competitions):
  • W W W L W W

Argentina vs. Australia - Prediction, Argentina Vs. Australia Head-To-Head RecordSource: theanalyst

Argentina's Possible Starting Lineup:

E. Martinez; Molina, Otamendi, Romero, Tagliafico; Mac Allister, Fernandez, De Paul; Alvarez, Messi, Di Maria

Australia's Possible Starting Lineup:

Ryan; Karacic, Souttar, Rowles, Behich; Mooy; Leckie, Irvine, McGree, Goodwin; Duke


Argentina 2 - 1 Australia
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