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STAT ATTACK : Argentina vs Chile

Argentina v/s Chile – Stats & Facts

Argentina v/s Chile – Stats & Facts

  • FIFA Ranking:

Argentina is ranked 1 in the FIFA World Ranking.

Chile is ranked 5 in the FIFA World Ranking.

 

  • Head to Head:

Chile has Won-7, Drawn- 22 & Lost- 58 games against Argentina.

 

  • Coaches:

Gerardo Martino is the head coach for the Argentina men’s national football team.

Juan Antonio Pizzi is the head coach for Chile.

 

  • Match Venue:

The game will be played at Levi’s Stadium, Santa Clara which is known for being the most high-tech stadium in the world.

 

  • Players to watch:

Argentina

  1. Gonzalo Higuain: The Napoli man broke the Serie A record for goals in a single season this year, banging in 36 – more than in his two previous seasons combined.
  2. Sergio Aguero:He needs to have a year like in 2015, when he scored 10 goals in 10 games for his country.

Chile-

  1. Chile have a lot talented players, from Barcelona goalkeeper Claudio Bravo through to Bayern Munich’s Arturo Vidal.
  2. Charles Aranguiz was the star of last season’s tournament.

 

  • Best Copa America Result:

Argentina have won the Copa America 14 times. (1921, 1925, 1927, 1929, 1937, 1941, 1945, 1946, 1947, 1955, 1957, 1959, 1991, 1993)

Chile were Champions in 2015.

 

 

  • Squad:

Argentina-

Goalkeepers: Mariano Andujar, Nahuel Guzman, Sergio Romero

Defenders: Facundo Roncaglia, Marcos Rojo, Ramiro Funes Mori, Gabriel Mercado, Jonathan Maidana, Nicolas Otamendi, Victor Cuesta

Midfielders: Matias Kranevitter, Javier Mascherano, Ever Banega, Guido Pizarro, Javier Pastore, Augusto Fernandez, Erik Lamela

Forwards: Angel Di Maria, Ezequiel Lavezzi, Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero, Gonzalo Higuain, Nicolas Gaitan

 

Chile-

Goalkeepers: Claudio Bravo, Johnny Herrera, Cristopher Toselli

Defenders: Mauricio Isla, Jose Pedro Fuenzalida, Gonzalo Jara, Enzo Roco, Gary Medel, Eugenio Mena

Midfielders: Jean Beausejour, Marcelo Diaz, Francisco Silva, Erick Pulgar, Arturo Vidal, Matias Fernandez, Charles Aranguiz, Pablo Hernandez , Edson Puch

Forwards: Nicolas Castillo, Fabian Orellana, Mauricio Pinilla, Alexis Sanchez, Eduardo Vargas

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