Group C will wrap up their second matchday with a contest between Argentina and Mexico on Saturday afternoon, with kickoff set for two p.m. ET from Lusail Stadium. Argentina are coming off an enormous 2-1 upset loss to Saudi Arabia whereas Mexico earned a degree in a scoreless draw towards Poland of their opener.
Right here’s every thing it’s good to know for the match, together with odds courtesy of DraftKings Sportsbook.
Argentina vs. Mexico
Date: Saturday, November 26Time: 2 p.m. ETTV Channel: FS1, TelemundoLive stream: Foxsports.com, Fox Sports activities App, Peacock
Odds, picks & predictions
Argentina: -190Draw: +310Mexico: +600
Moneyline choose: Argentina -190
I’m making this choose extraordinarily cautiously, as nearly all of anybody who predicted the final match received it flawed after Saudi Arabia took down the South American giants on Tuesday. On paper, Argentina ought to completely win this match with your complete event on the road. A loss would see them eradicated from the knockout rounds and provided that that is Lionel Messi’s final World Cup, they’ll be bringing every thing they’ve received to keep away from an early exit.
Mexico would like to be the crew who ship Argentina packing early and it received’t be a simple or snug contest for both aspect. El Tri goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa got here up enormous with a penalty save towards Robert Lewandowski to maintain Poland off the rating sheet, and he’ll look to duplicate his clear sheet towards the Argentina’s dynamic attackers.
Regardless, I’ve to again Argentina on this one once more because it’s do-or-die for Messi and La Selección.