Our prediction for this World Cup 2018 match:
After their 0-2 loss against Ecuador the Argentinian football team will travel towards Asuncion for the second round in the World Cup qualification, the opponent will be Paraguay which managed to beat Venezuela 0-1 in their first game. Everyone that follows South American football remembers the 2 confrontations in the last summer Copa America. Paraguay showed to be a strong opponent in the first game while in the semi finals Argentina destroyed Paraguay with 6-1. Without Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero Argentina will have to make up for a difficult evening in Paraguay. We expect Paraguay to start the kick off with a lot of confidence. With high team moral and the help of the fans Paraguay should be able to tie against Argentina.
Highlighted Player (Javier Mascherano):
Born in San Lorenzo, Argentina on 8 June, 1984 Javier Mascherano began his senior career at River Plate. After making 46 appearances for the Argentine outfit he joined Corinthians in 2005 and he played 17 league games for the Brazilian team.
Mascherano moved to Europe in 2006 and despite being on Real Madrid’s and Barcelona’s radar, he signed a contract with West Ham United. The centre back, who is capable of playing as a defensive midfielder as well, played no more than five games for the Hammers in the Premier League and in 2007 he signed a contract with Liverpool. Three years later Mascherano joined Barcelona and he has been playing for the Catalan giants ever since.
In 2016 he won his fourth La Liga trophy with Barca, making 32 league appearances for the club in the 2015/2016 campaign. The Argentine footballer won two Champions League trophies with Barcelona, in 2011 and in 2015. His contract with the Catalan outfit expires on 30 June, 2019.