Argentina will face Colombia on Sunday for their opening game of Copa America 2019. The tournament 46th edition is held in Brazil, with both nations having a rich history in the competition. Despite boosting probably the best player of all time among their ranks in the face of Lionel Messi, Argentina have not won a major tournament since 1993, when was their last triumph in the Copa. Colombia last success dates back to 2001 when they won the competition on home soil.
Argentina vs Colombia Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Argentina||Draw||10 W/ 6 D/ 4 L||0 W/ 0 D/ 0 L|
|Colombia||Draw||4 W/ 6 D/ 10 L||0 W/ 0 D/ 0 L|
Last game between the nations: 12.09.2018 Colombia – Argentina 0:0
Last game on Argentinian soil: 16.11.2016 Argentina – Colombia 3:0; Lionel Messi 10′, Lucas Pratto 23′, Angel Di Maria 84′
Worth mentioning: Argentina are unbeaten in the previous eight meetings with Colombia, as they recorded four victories in the process. They conceded just one goal and kept seven clean sheets during that run, just two of those produced over 2,5 goals and respectively one witnessed goals at both ends. Almost the same goes for the games where Colombia are listed as visitors, as they have scored in only one of their previous eight matches with Argentina on the road.
Argentina vs Colombia Stats
|As of 11.06||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Argentina||Win||6 W/ 1 D/ 3 L||4 W/ 0 D/ 1 L|
|Colombia||Win||7 W/ 2 D/ 1 L||4 W/ 0 D/ 1 L|
Last game Argentina: 08.06.2019 Argentina – Nicaragua 5:1; Lionel Messi 37′, 38′, Lautaro Martinez 63′, 73′, Roberto Pereyra 81′; Juan Barrera 90′ (penalty)
Next game Argentina: 20.06.2019 Copa America: Argentina – Paraguay
Last game Colombia: 10.06.2019 Peru – Colombia 0:3; Mateus Uribe 23′, 65′, Duvan Zapata 90′; Yoshimar Yotun from the home side was sent off with straight red card in the 55′
Next game Colombia: 20.06.2019 Copa America: Colombia – Qatar
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2,5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: No draw has been registered in Argentina’s last seven outings, as they won five and lost two in the process. Lionel Messi and Co trashed Nicaragua by 5:1 in their last friendly game before their opening game in the tournament, with the five time Golden Ball winner scoring a brace and young Inter sensation Lautaro Martinez adding another two. Two of Argentina’s last five matches produced over 2,5 goals and the same meetings witnessed goals at both ends, as all of the other three ended in under 2,5 goal victories, accompanied by a clean sheet.
Colombia finished their preparation for the biggest continental tournament with a second successive 3:0 victory, this time over Peru. No draw has been registered in the team’s last six encounters, with five of those ending in Colombia’s victory after the final whistle.
Argentina vs Colombia News
Missing players Argentina: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Missing players Colombia: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Argentina vs Colombia Predictions
Both teams to score & over 2,5 goals – 2.75 @ bet365