The Argentina national football team will host Uruguay in their upcoming FIFA World Cup 2026 Qualifiers clash at the La Bombonera in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The ARG vs URU match will start at 5:30 AM Indian Standard Time (IST) on Friday, November 17.
Under head coach Lionel Scaloni, reigning world champions Argentina have made a brilliant start to their FIFA World Cup 2026 qualifying campaign.
The hosts will head into the crucial clash after beating Peru 2-0 courtesy of a brace from captain Lionel Messi.
Earlier, La Albiceleste started their FIFA World Cup 2026 Qualifiers campaign with a 1-0 win over Ecuador, before securing a clinical 3-0 win against Bolivia away from home. They later registered another 1-0 win over Paraguay in their third qualifying match.
With 12 points from four matches, Argentina are placed at the top of the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Conmebol standings.
On the other hand, the Uruguay national football team will be high on confidence after beating Brazil 2-0 at the Estadio Centenario in their previous qualifying encounter.
Goals from Darwin Nunez and Nicolás de la Cruz powered Uruguay to a sensational victory at home.
Marcelo Bielsa’s men earlier began their campaign with a 3-1 win over Chile, but soon suffered a 1-2 defeat to Ecuador. Uruguay were later held to a 2-2 draw by Colombia.
Having accumulated seven points from four matches, Uruguay are currently placed second in the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Conmebol standings.
Meanwhile, Lionel Messi and Nicolás de la Cruz are the leading goalscorers in the ongoing FIFA World Cup Qualifiers with three goals each.
Argentina vs Uruguay football head-to-head
Argentina have a superior head-to-head record against Uruguay in international football. La Albiceleste have won 90 of the 192 matches that they have played so far. Uruguay have registered just 57 victories, while as many as 45 matches have ended in draws.
The last time these two sides met, Argentina pipped Uruguay 1-0 in a FIFA World Cup Qualifiers clash in November 2021.
Where to watch Argentina vs Uruguay FIFA World Cup 2026 Qualifiers live in India?
Live streaming of the Argentina vs Uruguay FIFA World Cup 2026 Qualifiers will be available on FIFA+ app and website in India.
There will be no live telecast of Argentina vs Uruguay FIFA World Cup 2026 Qualifiers on any TV channel in India.
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