A friendly game of football is slated to take place between the South American rivals Brazil and Argentina on the Saudi Arabian soil. Jeddah is the place where the football tie is being held. Both Brazil and Argentina did not have a good outing at the World Cup and had to return home after the quarterfinals and the pre-quarters respectively. It will be a victory for of sorts for any of these two teams if the game ends in their favor.
- Team Argentina
The Argentinian team is going through a bad phase at the moment. It has sacked its World Cup team coach and now is led by a caretaker coach Lionel Scaloni. Lionel Messi, the Argentinian star footballer, has taken an indefinite leave after the World Cup disappointment. He will not be playing in this friendly against archrival Brazil and this is the major setback for father Argentinian fans in Jeddah. The new coaches fielding a lot of new players and are in the process of developing a new team. It would be really tough for the new Argentinian players beat the inform Brazilian football squad.
- Team Brazil
The King Abdullah Sports City will see a strong Brazilian team playing against their formidable South American opponents. Argentina is still searching to bring some stability to the game. Brazil under coach Tite looks better organized and also has a talented pool of players than their opponents. The Brazilians have tasted success on the Saudi Arabian soil when they defeated the home team 2-0 in a friendly game.
They have players like Neymar, Philippe Coutinho, and Gabriel Jesus in their ranks and they will prove to be very strong for the new Argentinian players to defend. Their team is a settled one and is also strong on paper. After the world cup disappointment, the Brazilians have shown good improvements in their game. The Argentinian football team maintained clean sheets against lower ranked teams that they have played against after the World Cup.
- The Outcome
Despite both the teams entering this friendly dual by keeping a clean sheet in their previous 3 matches, this record will surely get broken after this match. The odds are heavily stacked in favor of Brazil as they have a stronger and a disciplined side than Argentina. Anyone looking to bet on this game should definitely be putting their money on Brazil.
As they are quite superior to Argentina, the betting price in Brazil will be smaller than what people are expecting. With the strong team and best football talent in the team, Brazil, is for sure going to win this time. There is every chance that Brazil might score a goal in the first half of the game. The betting chance for this to happen is 4/5 and this has been what everyone is seeing five of the last six friendly games that have taken place this year. Also, the head to head record between the teams shows Brazil leads with 44 to 39. If you would like to place bets on either Argentina or Brazil, you can do so at the LeoVegas Sport. Our prediction is that Brazil is all the more likely to keep a clean sheet in this game too, and they have every chance of winning comfortably 1-0.