Preview: Venezuela vs. Chile

On October 17, Venezuela will face off against Chile in the CONMEBOL, Preliminary of World Cup, with the game set to commence at 21:00 UTC.

Two years have passed since the Venezuelan and Chilean national football teams last clashed in a CONMEBOL Preliminary match, a game that ended in a 3-0 victory for Chile. Coming into this match, Venezuela has just secured a draw against Brazil in their previous CONMEBOL Preliminary game.

On the other hand, Chile is entering the match on a high note, having recently triumphed 2-0 over Peru in the same tournament.

Recent Performance

In their most recent game, Venezuela tied with Brazil, whereas Chile beat Peru. In the last 20 games, Venezuela has recorded 10 wins, 7 losses, and 3 draws, while Chile has notched up 6 wins, suffered 10 losses, and ended 4 games in a draw.

In their latest six matches, Venezuela has clinched 3 wins: 1-0 against Paraguay on September 13, 1-0 against Guatemala on June 19, and 0-1 against Honduras on June 16. They have experienced a single loss to Colombia with a 1-0 scoreline on September 8 and secured draws against Brazil (1-1 on October 13) and Uzbekistan (1-1 on March 29).

Similarly, Chile has tallied three victories in their past six matches: a 2-0 win against Peru on October 13, a 5-0 win over the Dominican Republic on June 17, and a 3-0 win against Cuba on June 12. Their lone defeat was a 3-1 loss to Uruguay on September 9, and they drew 0-0 against both Colombia on September 13 and Bolivia on June 21.

Head-to-Head Stats

Since November 2014, Venezuela and Chile have squared off 5 times, with Chile emerging victorious on 4 occasions and Venezuela winning once. Their most recent encounter was on October 15, 2021, in the CONMEBOL, Preliminary of World Cup, where Chile secured a 3-0 win. Across these 5 direct confrontations, Venezuela has netted 4 goals in total, while Chile has amassed a total of 16 goals.

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