The Argentina national football team will take on Paraguay in a Group A match of Copa America 2021 at the Estádio Nacional Mané Garrincha in Brazil on Tuesday, June 22.
Led by their talisman Lionel Messi, the La Albiceleste bounced back strongly from their disappointing 1-1 draw against Chile to secure a 1-0 win against Uruguay on Friday, June 18.
With four points from two games, Argentina are currently the table-toppers in Group A, and they will look to book their place in the Copa America knockout stages with a win against Paraguay.
On the other hand, Paraguay started their Copa America 2021 campaign emphatically with a 3-1 humbling of Bolivia. Under the tutelage of Eduardo Berizzo, the La Albirroja will look to pull off an upset in their second Group A encounter. Watch Argentina vs Paraguay live in India!
Argentina vs Paraguay head-to-head in football
In the Argentina vs Paraguay head-to-head record in International football, the La Albiceleste have dominated the fixture, winning 58 of the 108 matches between the two sides. Meanwhile, Paraguay secured just 16 wins in those encounters. Interestingly, the La Albirroja have never beaten Argentina in 22 meetings in Copa America.
Argentina team news and injury updates
Argentina head coach Lionel Scaloni is expected to make several changes to the starting XI that will take to the field against Paraguay on Tuesday. Midfielder Gio Lo Celso has a swollen left ankle, and he is likely to be replaced by either Leandro Paredes or Exequiel Palacios.
Furthermore, Angel Di Maria will replace Nicolas Gonzalez after the 23-year-old forward received a knock in their last fixture against Uruguay.
It is rumoured that Lautaro Martinez’s poor form could see new Barcelona signing Sergio Aguero take up his place in the playing XI. With 98 caps to his name, Aguero played the final 10 minutes of the 1-1 draw against Chile and is gearing up for his first Argentina start since November 2019.
Paraguay team news and injury updates
Paraguay head into the high-profile clash against Argentina with no injuries and suspensions. Head coach Eduardo Berizzo have a fully-fit squad to select his best playing XI.
Where to watch Argentina vs Paraguay live in India?
Argentina vs Paraguay Copa America 2021 match will be telecast live at 5:30 AM IST on SONY TEN 2 HD and SONY TEN 2 SD TV channels in India, on Tuesday, June 22.
Live streaming of Argentina vs Paraguay match will be available on SonyLIV and Jio TV.
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