In the early hours of Wednesday, Uruguay hosts Bolivia in the South American qualifying for World Cup 2026.Uruguay form guide
La Celeste has made a bright start to their qualifying campaign and currently sits second in the standings. Last time out, Marcelo Bielsa recorded a 2-0 win against Argentina. The win followed a victory against Brazil by the same scoreline.
Liverpool striker Darwin Nunez has scored in his last three matches for his national team. He has played a key role in Uruguay being relatively prolific lately, as they have scored at least two goals in seven of their previous eight outings.
Uruguay’s recent home record in qualifying is a good one, as they have recorded four straight home wins in qualifiers while scoring at least two goals in three of their last four home outings in front of their own fans in qualifying.Bolivia form guide
The visitors find themselves in ninth place in the standings after taking just three points from their opening five qualifiers.
There was a positive for Antonio Carlos Zago’s team last time out, as a 2-0 home win over Peru ended an eight-game losing streak for Bolivia in World Cup qualifying.
Their woeful recent results in qualifying have been down to poor defensive displays, as they have conceded at least two goals in seven of their previous nine World Cup qualifiers.
Bolivia have failed to win any of their 55 away games in World Cup qualifying. The poor recent run in qualifiers includes losing their last eight away qualifiers.
A poor defensive record has played a major part in the recent woeful away form, as they have conceded at least two goals in seven of their previous eight games.What am I backing?
It is very difficult to see anything other than a home win in this clash. However, there is more value in over 2.5 goals scored, so that’s the bet I am backing.