Chile invites Colombia to the Estadio Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos, Santiago on Tuesday night in the second round of South American FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers.
The top continental teams head into the fixture having enjoyed contrasting starts to their respective campaigns. Chile were defeated 2-1 by Uruguay while Colombia impressed in their 3-0 win over Venezuela.
Chile have an easier selection of fixtures scheduled after their showdown with Colombia, so just need to avoid defeat here to climb up the standings, but Los Cafeteros are in great form and will not go down easily. We are in for a treat when these sides clash on Tuesday.
Chile vs Colombia Head-to-Head
Chile and Colombia have clashed 30 times across all competitions, mostly in Copa America and World Cup qualifying fixtures. The head-to-head record is in favour of the hosts, who have won 14 of their 30 meetings, Colombia have seven wins and nine games have ended in stalemates.
In their recent meetings, Chile are unbeaten in the last six fixtures and have tasted defeat just once in the last 10 games between the two sides. In their latest encounter in the Copa America last year, Chile beat Colombia on penalties in the quarter-final of the competition.
Chile form guide: L-W-D-L-D
Colombia form guide: W-W-W-L-D
Chile vs Colombia Predicted XI
Chile Predicted XI (4-4-2): Claudio Bravo; Mauricio Isla, Francisco Sierralta, Enzo Roco, Alfonso Parot; Rodrigo Echeverría, Arturo Vidal, Charles Aránguiz, Víctor Dávila; Eduardo Vargas, Alexis Sanchez
Colombia Predicted XI (4-3-3): David Ospina; Stefan Medina, Davinson Sanchez, Yerry Mina, Johan Mojica; Juan Cuadrado, Jefferson Lerma, Steven Alzate; James Rodriguez, Duvan Zapata, Luis Muriel