Argentina vs Mexico preview – Round of 16

The fourth Round of 16 match of the 2010 World Cup features Argentina and Mexico and will take place on Monday 28th June at Soccer City Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The match kicks off at 4:30am AEST Melbourne time and the last two times these teams have played each other has resulted in three goal wins to Argentina over the Mexicans.

Leading bookmaker Sportsbet have Argentina 1.57 favourites over Mexico 6.50 with the draw at around 3.75.

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When: Monday 28th June
Time: 4:30 AEST Melbourne time
Where: Soccer City Stadium, Johannesburg
TV: Televised live on SBS

Last time they met
05-06-08 Mexico 1-4 Argentina Friendly

Recent History
05-06-08 Mexico 1-4 Argentina Friendly
04-06-08 Mexico 1-4 Argentina Friendly
11-07-07 Mexico 0-3 Argentina Copa America
24-06-06 Argentina 2-1 Mexico World Cup
26-06-05 Mexico 1-1 Argentina Confederations Cup
09-03-05 Mexico 1-1 Argentina Friendly
10-07-04 Argentina 0-1 Mexico Copa America
20-08-87 Argentina 0-0 Mexico Pan American
17-08-83 Argentina 0-2 Mexico Pan American
24-07-67 Mexico 2-2 Argentina Pan American

In their last thee meetings Argentina have won all three matches scoring 11 goals to 2 and the last time Mexico defeated Argetnina was back in 2004.

World Cup form

WON Greece 2-0
WON South Korea 4-1
WON Nigeria 1-0

Argentina have been most impressive during the group stage with three wins and a potential match winner in Lionel Messi who is ably assisted by Carlos Tevez

Lost Uruguay 0-1
WON France 2-0
Draw South Africa 1-1

Mexico started slowly with a draw against hosts South Africa but then they beat the French by two goals before going down to Uruguay in their final group game.

Sportsbet odds for Argentina vs Mexico

Argentina $1.57
Draw $3.75
Mexico $6.50

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Argentina vs Mexico match prediction

Mexico appear over the odds at first glance being $6.50 in a two horse race but recent history between these two sides does not bode well for the North American team against Argentina.

Argentina disposed of three solid teams in the group stage with quiet efficiency and although they were exposed down back at times they were always in control.

The Mexicans have the cattle to serve it up to Argentina here but we fancy the South Americans to have a comfortable win against a team they have had no problem beating in recent times.

Argentina to Win @ $1.57 at Sportsbet

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