Argentina vs Canada AI Prediction 10 July

### Argentina vs Canada Match Prediction

#### Match Information
– **Date and time:** 10 July 2024 at 00:00 UTC
– **Stadium:** MetLife Stadium, New Jersey
– **City:** East Rutherford
– **Referee:** Piero Maza (Chile)

#### Teams Overview

**Argentina:**
– **Recent Form:**
1. Argentina 1-1 Ecuador
2. Argentina 2-0 Peru
3. Chile 0-1 Argentina
4. Argentina 2-0 Canada
5. Guatemala 1-4 Argentina

**Players to Watch:**
– **Lautaro Martínez:** 4 goals
– **Lionel Messi:** Key playmaker with 1 assist
– **Julián Álvarez:** 1 goal

**Formation:** Likely 4-4-2 or 4-3-3
– **Goalkeeper:** Emiliano Martínez (#23)
– **Defenders:** Gonzalo Montiel (#4), Cristian Romero (#13), Lisandro Martínez (#25), Nicolás Tagliafico (#3)
– **Midfielders:** Ángel Di María (#11), Rodrigo De Paul (#7), Enzo Fernández (#24), Alexis Mac Allister (#20)
– **Forwards:** Lionel Messi (#10), Julián Álvarez (#9)

**Strengths:**
– Strong defensive record
– Experienced midfield and forward lineup
– Consistent scoring form, especially from Lautaro Martínez and Julián Álvarez

**Considerations:**
– Heavy reliance on Messi for creative plays
– Recent struggles against lower-ranked teams (1-1 draw with Ecuador)

**Injuries:** No notable injuries reported

**Historical Performance against Canada:**
– Most recent match: Argentina 2-0 Canada (21 June 2024)
– Previous match: Argentina 5-0 Canada (24 May 2010)

**Key Stats:**
– Goals: Lautaro Martínez (4), Julián Álvarez (1)
– Assists: Alexis Mac Allister (2), Lionel Messi (1)
– Shots on Target: Lautaro Martínez (7), Julián Álvarez (4), Lionel Messi (3)

**Canada:**
– **Recent Form:**
1. Venezuela 1-1 Canada
2. Canada 0-0 Chile
3. Peru 0-1 Canada
4. Argentina 2-0 Canada
5. France 0-0 Canada

**Players to Watch:**
– **Jacob Shaffelburg:** 1 goal, key offensive player
– **Jonathan David:** 1 goal
– **Cyle Larin:** Leading forward

**Formation:** Likely 4-4-2 or 4-3-3
– **Goalkeeper:** Maxime Crépeau (#16)
– **Defenders:** Alistair Johnston (#2), Moïse Bombito (#15), Derek Cornelius (#13), Alphonso Davies (#19)
– **Midfielders:** Ismaël Koné (#8), Stephen Eustáquio (#7), Richie Laryea (#22), Jacob Shaffelburg (#14)
– **Forwards:** Jonathan David (#10), Cyle Larin (#9)

**Strengths:**
– Strong defensive setup
– Key attacking players with potential to disrupt defenses, such as Jacob Shaffelburg and Jonathan David

**Considerations:**
– Struggles in converting chances into goals
– Previous encounters with Argentina resulted in losses without scoring

**Injuries:** No notable injuries reported

**Key Stats:**
– Goals: Jonathan David (1), Jacob Shaffelburg (1)
– Assists: Jacob Shaffelburg (1)
– Shots on Target: Jacob Shaffelburg (4), Cyle Larin (2)

#### Prediction:
Given Argentina’s strong recent performances and their comprehensive victory in their last encounter against Canada (2-0), Argentina holds a clear advantage. Messi’s playmaking skills coupled with the finishing abilities of Lautaro Martínez and Julián Álvarez should be decisive factors. Canada’s defensive resilience may keep the scoreline respectable, but their lack of goal-scoring threat remains a concern.

**Predicted End Score:**
– **Argentina 2-0 Canada**

**Potential Goal Scorers:**
– **Argentina:** Lautaro Martínez, Lionel Messi