Although Argentina kicked off their campaign with a slightly disappointing 1-1 draw against Chile, they came right back into it by beating Uruguay. Argentina vs Paraguay is a clash of giants in group B. Two of the best football teams in South America will go head to head in the clash of titans. Therefore, get ready with your fantasy mind as SportzPoint brings you every insider from the game for your Dream11 team Prediction. Also, follow our Fantasy Football Predictions for all the tricks, tips and dream teams.
Also read: Argentina wins the South American Classico with an assist from Messi: Copa America 2021
Argentina vs Paraguay: the recent form of both teams:
Argentina came back strong after their disappointing 1-1 draw against Chile. Messi and Argentina are in great form ahead of this clash against Paraguay. Talisman Leo Messi has stepped up in his last two games with a magical free-kick against Chile and provided a brilliant cross to set up Rodriguez in the 13th minute. The blues are setting the standards high and are looking for favourites to lift their first International major in the Messi era.
Argentina’s form in the Copa America 2021 – D-W
Argentina’s recent form in all competition – W-D-D-D-W
On the other hand, Paraguay started their journey with a stomping 3-1 win against Bolivia. They couldn’t ask for a better start in the tournament and are ready to take on Argentina on the back of a great win and move to the top of Group B. This was their first win in four games and there’s no better time to clinch your first victory.
Paraguay’s form in the Copa America 2021 – W
Paraguay’s recent form in all competition – D-D-D-L-W
Also read: Messi’s 57th career free-kick was not enough for Argentina: Copa America 2021
Argentina vs Paraguay: team news, head to head record and Probable starting xi
Once again Lionel Messi will lead the Argentina side and is expected to be a constant threat to the oppositions as he already produced back to back Man of the match performances. Goal scorer Rodriguez will again start in midfield between De Paul and Lo Celso. However, Otamendi and Romero are expected to retain their places at the back. Scaloni has benched Aguero in the last two games, and may name him in the starting lineup in the upcoming game.
Argentina possible starting lineup:
E Martinez; Molina, Otamendi, Romero, Acuna; De Paul, Rodriguez, Lo Celso; Messi, L Martinez, Gonzalez
Winger Angel Romero will start in Paraguay attacking line after he netted a brace last time out. Alejandro Romero, who netted the equaliser against Bolivia the other day is expected to start on the other flank. The manager might stick with the established back four which triumphed in the win against Bolivia.
Paraguay possible starting lineup:
Silva; Espinola, Gomez, Alonso, Arzamendia; Piris, Villasanti; Alejandro Romero, Almiron, Angel Romero; Avalos
Also read: Copa America 2021: 10 players to watch out for
Head to head:
Argentina and Paraguay have played 108 games against each other in the past and Argentina dominates the head to head stats. The blues won a whooping 58 games among 108 and drew 34 times. However, they lost on only 16 occasions against Paraguay.
Argentina vs Paraguay: Dream11 Fantasy football team and predictions
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