Chile vs Uruguay: Chile Still With a Chance to Make It to the World Cup

March 28, 2022
Akshay Nayak

FIFA World Cup 2022
World Cup Qualifier Playoffs
San Carlos de Apoquindo, Santiago

Chile Chile
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Uruguay Uruguay

Chile will host Uruguay in the last game week of the world cup qualifiers at the San Carlos de Apoquindo in Santiago on 30th March 2022 at 05:00 IST. Chile has everything to play for while Uruguay has already qualified for the world cup. Chile needs to win the match and hopes that Peru and Colombia don’t win.

Teams Status


Chile has dropped nine points in the last five qualifiers, with two victories and three losses. After the 4-0 loss to Brazil, they are currently in seventh place in the standings, with five wins, eight losses, and four draws from 17 games for a total of 19 points. They are only one point behind Colombia and two points behind Peru. With 11 points from eight games, they hold the league’s seventh-best home record. So far in the tournament, they’ve scored 19 goals and surrendered 24. Alexis Sanchez is Chile’s leading goal scorer with six goals, while Arturo Vidal has four goals.


Uruguay has qualified for the world cup in Qatar and is currently in the fourth spot with 25 points from 17 matches. They have won seven matches, drawn four, and lost six matches in the group. They have a decent away record in the group with two wins and two draws. They are on level terms with Ecuador but behind them on goal difference. Uruguay has scored 20 goals and has conceded 22 goals so far. Luis Suarez is the team’s leading scorer with seven goals so far.

What Do the Sportsbooks Say?

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Chile is placed at 2.27 according to the Melbet sportsbook, 2.24 according to the Sportsbet sportsbook, and 2.255 on 22Bet. Uruguay is placed at 3.22, 3.30, and 3.195 at Melbet, Sportsbet, and 22Bet. The draw is placed at 3.40, 3.30, and 3.36 respectively.

Tipster’s Angle

This match could go either way as one team has something to play for, while the other has nothing to play for. This is expected to be a high-scoring thriller with goals coming from both ends.

Tip: Both Teams To Score @ 1.80

In the last ten matchups, Chile has scored a goal in eight of them, with both teams scoring in three of the last five matches. Uruguay, on the other hand, has scored in six of its last ten matches in all competitions. Both teams managed to find the back of the net in the last home match of Chile. Both clubs scored in seven of the last 15 head-to-head matchups. As a result, both teams’ scoring is likely to be a fixture of this encounter at Betway’s 1.80 odds.

Tip: Total Goals Over 2.5 @ 2.12

Over 2.5 goals were scored in five of Chile’s last ten matches in all competitions. Over 2.5 goals have been scored in five of Uruguay’s last ten matches across all competitions. In the last four matches that Uruguay played on the road while two of the last three home matches that Chile played had over 2.5 goals. In the last 5 head to head matches, a total of 13 goals were scored at an average of 2.6 goals per match. Also, over 2.5 goals were scored in three of those matches. So, over 2.5 goals are very much on the cards at 2.12 odds available at the Dafabet sportsbook.


Chile is under a lot of pressure in this match as they want two more results their way for them to qualify for the world cup. Uruguay on the other hand has booked a spot in the world cup after a hattrick of wins.

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