Argentina vs Peru: times, TV and how to watch online
All the info you need on how and where to watch the Argentina v Peru World Cup 2022 qualifying match at the Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti.
Argentina will try to maintain their unbeaten start to World Cup 2022 qualifying against Peru in Buenos Aires on Thursday. Lionel Scaloni's men defeated Uruguay 3-0 in their most recent match, while their visitors were beaten 1-0 by Bolivia.
The hosts, who thrashed neighbors Uruguay thanks to Lionel Messi, Rodrigo de Paul and Lautaro Martínez’s goals, are sitting second in the standings with 22 points - six wins and four draws - six points behind leaders Brazil.
Messi's 38th-minute opener marked his 80th international goal, seeing him become the first South American to hit that landmark.
Argentina unbeaten at home for the last five years
Their win over Uruguay marked their third clean sheet in succession in World Cup qualifying. Moreover, the Copa América winners haven’t tasted defeat in their last 24 matches across all competitions, so they will try to add another victory to their resume and avoid a first home defeat since October 2016.
Meanwhile, Peru, seventh in the standings with 11 points, didn't take advantage of their 2-0 win against Chile before travelling to Bolivia, who came out on top with a 1-0 win despite going down to 10 men on home soil.
With only two wins from their last seven games in all competitions - four consecutive defeats away from home - the chances of Ricardo Gareca's side making it back-to-back appearances at a World Cup finals are slimming.
Three of the last five encounters between Argentina and Peru have ended in a draw, but Messi & co. emerged victorious with a 2-0 result during the most recent fixture in November 2020, while the visitors have not beaten their upcoming opponents since 1997.
What time does Argentina vs Peru kick off?
The World Cup 2022 qualifying soccer match between Argentina and Peru will kick off at the Estadio Monumental Antonio Vespucio Liberti, Buenos Aires, on Thursday 14 October 2021 at 7:30 pm US (EDT) and 4:30 pm US (PDT).
That’s 1:30 am CEST and 12:30 am UK time (BST) on Friday 15 October.
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Where can I watch Argentina vs Peru in the US and UK?
In the US and UK, the following television channels and online services will be broadcasting Argentina vs Peru:
UK: Premier Player HD, Premier Sports 2.
Argentina: TyC Sports Play, TyC Sports Argentina
Peru: Movistar Deportes Peru, Movistar Play
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Argentina vs Peru: live AS English coverage
You’ll also be able to follow live-text coverage of Argentina vs Peru right here at AS English. We'll be building up to the game from about an hour ahead of kick-off, before taking you through the action as it unfolds.