After the 0-0 draw last Thursday against Paraguay, on date 11 of the South American Qualifiers, the Argentina Selection Directed by Lionel Scaloni prepares for the second match of this triple date Heading for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, with tough Uruguay as a rival, for matchday 5 that had been pending due to the COVID pandemic.
The classic from the River Plate that will be played at the Monumental Stadium of River Plate will be number 189 in the general history, with the combined “Albiceleste” leading by many crashes apart, a historic confrontation in which Argentina has remained victorious with the run of the years.
Is that Argentina won 85 games, La Celeste did it in 59 and there were 44 draws. In total, Argentina takes him 26! games of difference, and the current paternity is such that it has not fallen since 2013: it was 3-2, on October 15 of that year, for the qualification to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
How did the last match against each other in the Playoffs end? It was 0-0 on August 31, 2017 in Montevideo, corresponding to the 2018 World Cup qualification in Russia, where Jorge Sampaoli’s team said goodbye in the round of 16 against France.
If we are based on general clashes between Argentina and Uruguay, the last crossing was recent, on June 18 of this year, for the second date of group A of the Copa América Brasil 2021. On that night at Mané Garrincha, the Argentine National Team won 1-0, with a goal from Guido Rodríguez headed after a Messi cross. Will the “10” shine again tonight?