ARGENTINA head Chile having booked their place in the World Cup.
And that means they can afford to rest Lionel Messi, who is continuing his recovery from Covid.
Opponents Chile have a recent history of riling up the Argentines, winning both the 2015 and 2016 Copa America finals against them.
And their need for points is far greater than the Albiceleste’s, as they sit in sixth position, outside the qualifying places.
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What time does Chile vs Argentina kick off?
- Chile take on Argentina on Friday, January 28 (UK time).
- The match kicks off at 12.15am UK time – 9.15pm on Thursday night in Chile.
- It will be played at the Estadio Zorros del Desierto, Calama.
- The sides last met in June, when they drew 1-1 in Rio de Janeiro in the Copa America.
What TV channel is Chile vs Argentina on and can I live stream it?
- Chile vs Argentina is live on Premier Sports 1.
- To stream the game live, head to the Premier Player.
- Premier Sports is available for £12.99/month or £14.99/month on Amazon Prime.
Lionel Messi is not in Argentina’s squad for this one.
Premier League stars Emi Buendia and Alexis Mac Allister are also out after testing positive for Covid.
Cristian Romero of Tottenham and Joaquin Correa of Inter are both out as they continue their recovery from hamstring injuries.
Chile have a clean bill of health for this game, but Arturo Vidal is suspended.
South American flair
Bringing you all the action from around the world, tonight being a World Cup Qualifier from South America with Chile vs Argentina.
Lionel Scaloni’s team have already sealed their qualification for the World Cup in Qatar, now guaranteed a top four finish.
Chile lie in sixth with a hope of still making the top four and catching Columbia.