Brazil and Argentina have clashed four times in World Cups. The stats are accurate. Argentina fans were already considering a potential matchup with Brazil in the semifinals. After their 2-1 Round of 16 victories over Australia at the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM. This classic rivalry has been waiting to be renewed on the biggest stage for 32 years by both sides.
In order for that to happen, the Argentinians must defeat the Netherlands in the quarterfinals. Hope that the Seleço, which defeated the Korean Republic with ease in their last-16 match, defeats Croatia.
Since their last World Cup match in 1990, the animosity between these two South American heavyweights has only intensified, with numerous regional encounters. The encounter between Brazil and Argentina could end up being the biggest in World Cup history and in all of football.
Brazil and Argentina have faced off against one another four times in World Cup history. With two victories for Brazil, one for Argentina, and a draw, the record is reasonably even. The four matches occurred between 1974 and 1990, during the course of five World Cups.
The opponents faced off in groups that determined the qualifiers for the final in 1974 and 1978. Brazil defeated Argentina in the first meeting but came in second in the group, which was taken by the Netherlands. Four years later, Argentina advanced from a group that also contained Peru and Poland thanks to a 0-0 draw.
Argentina and Brazil reconnected in the same phase in 1982. In one of the finest games of the legendary team that included Zico and Socrates, the Seleço overcame their opponents 3-1. However, Brazil was disqualified from the competition as a result of the loss against Italy.
In its current form, the final conflict occurred in 1990. Brazil had excellent possession and scoring opportunities in the Round of 16, but Diego Maradona disrupted the flow with a spectacular solo play just prior to Claudio Caniggia’s goal.