When Argentina take on Poland at the FIFA World Cup 2022 group match on Wednesday, they will have the opportunity to clinch first place in Group D.
When they suffered a defeat at the hands of Saudi Arabia in their initial match in Qatar, the tournament favourites in the opinion of many surprised the globe. However, they later recovered to earn a convincing 2-0 victory over Mexico.
This win put them behind Poland, who defeated Saudi Arabia and took the lead in Group C after overcoming a goalless stutter against Mexico on matchday one.
Poland Team News
As Poland prepares to face Argentina in the World Cup final, Robert Lewandowski will be expected to add to his tally of goals. When Poland faced Saudi Arabia, Czeslaw Michniewicz decided to start Arkadiusz Milik beside Lewandowski, which appeared to be the key to unleashing their talisman. Expect them to continue with the same line-up if everyone is fully fit ahead of the match.
Argentina Team News
Since Poland haven't advanced past the group stage since 1986, Argentina should have the advantage in this match. Argentina are also determined to give Messi a historic World Cup farewell. In order to secure a last 16 spot, Argentine coach Scaloni is expected to tweak his starting lineup. With Benfica star Enzo Fernandez in midfield, Manchester United center back Lisandro Martinez is likely start in defense.
Poland vs Argentina Prediction
Although Argentina are the slight favourites to win and possibly advance to the knockout round, this is not anticipated to be a high-scoring affair. If Argentina wants to prevent another high-profile Messi World Cup debacle, they need to be on top of their game. However, a win in last match and its momentum should give Argentina the advantage in this tie.
Argentina are likely to win tis match by a margin of 1-0 or 2-1. Messi and motivation can see Argentina finish the group on top. For all amazing odds make your account at 22Bet and get things started.