Home World Cup - Qualification South America Chile vs Paraguay Prediction 11/16/2023 | World Cup – Qualification South America
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Chile vs Paraguay Prediction 11/16/2023 | World Cup – Qualification South America

Match Details

The match between Chile and Paraguay is scheduled to take place on November 17, 2023, at the Estadio Monumental David Arellano. This match is part of the World Cup – Qualification South America, Group Stage – Matchday 5. The odds for this match are as follows: Local Team (Chile) – 1.88, Draw – 3.30, Away Team (Paraguay) – 4.50.

Head-to-Head Comparison

Chile and Paraguay have faced each other multiple times in the past. In their most recent encounter on March 27, 2023, Chile emerged victorious with a scoreline of 3-2 in a friendly match. Looking at their historical performance against each other, Chile has had the upper hand with three wins out of their last five meetings.

In terms of goals scored when these two teams face off, there tends to be a decent amount of goal-scoring action. Three or more goals have been scored in four out of their last five encounters.

Team Form: Chile

Chile’s recent form has been somewhat inconsistent. In their last six matches across all competitions, they have won two games, lost two games, and drawn two games. During this period, they managed to score eight goals while conceding six.

In their most recent match against Venezuela in the World Cup qualifiers on October 17th, Chile suffered a disappointing defeat with a final scoreline of 0-3.

Team Form: Paraguay

Paraguay’s away form has been mixed recently as well. Out of their last six away matches, they have won two, lost three, and drawn one. They have scored a total of five goals while conceding the same number.

Similar to Chile, Paraguay’s current position and points in the World Cup – Qualification South America competition are the same in points.

In their previous match against Bolivia on October 17th, Paraguay secured a narrow victory with a 1-0 scoreline thanks to an important goal from A. Sanabria in the 69th minute.

Key Players

Chile has been relying on the performances of Benjamin Brereton and Alexis Sanchez in recent matches. Brereton has been in fine form, scoring three goals in four appearances for Chile. Sanchez also made his presence felt by finding the back of the net once.

On the other hand, Paraguay will be looking towards Miguel Almiron and Fabian Balbuena to make an impact. Almiron has already contributed with a goal in one appearance for his national team. Balbuena has also shown his goal-scoring ability as a defender by finding the back of the net once.

Statistical Insights

Based on recent results and performance, both teams have had their fair share of struggles. Chile has struggled defensively, conceding six goals in their last six matches across all competitions. Paraguay’s away form is also questionable as they have lost three out of their last five away matches.

However, both teams possess attacking threats that can trouble their opponents’ defenses. Chile’s recent goal-scoring record suggests that they can find the back of the net consistently when given opportunities. On the other hand, Paraguay will look to capitalize on any defensive vulnerabilities displayed by Chile.

Prediction: Chile 2-1 Paraguay

Considering both teams’ recent form and historical head-to-head performance, Chile has a slight advantage going into this match. With their attacking prowess, they are likely to create more goal-scoring opportunities and secure a narrow victory. However, Paraguay’s resilience cannot be underestimated, and they have the potential to make it a closely contested game.

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