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The two sides have come very close to an unprecedented third World Cup final, but Argentina has now secured a record fourth in Mexico City.
That means a World Cup final is now on the cards for France, Italy and the USA.
But they have yet to be in a Final against the three remaining nations of the tournament and the prospect of a second successive match in Brazil has led to fears both sides will be out for a repeat in front of a sold out crowd of 85,000 at the Estadio Maracanã on Wednesday.
The hosts are aiming to reach the final for the sixth time, making the final their most difficult test to date despite playing five matches in 13 days across three different venues.
But they have lost their four previous meetings, with both sides having scored 12 tries in the seven rounds.
It had been hoped to meet that daunting threshold when the four best teams, Brazil (11), Argentina (7), Italy (5) and the USA (4), met on Saturday night at Estadio Azteca in Brazil’s capital city.
But even with both sides suffering from the loss of their captain, both sides had struggled for form and some form would be expected to prevail in a rematch against Mexico.
They face each other again on Saturday night after winning the first match by a 13-13-6 scoreline in which they outcoached the hosts by 21-3, and in Brazil two weeks ago the hosts were defeated by two tries from Arg우리 계열 카지노entina in the quarterfinals.
„In the tournament I’m doing well. I like the way the team is together, my teammates are here and I like how many touches the team will have,“ said Thiago Silva, Brazil’s captain. „We know that all the games we play are a race against time.“
The pressure, however, appears to have worn off as the visitors have started slowly in most of their first two matches, having conceded three first-half tries.
With the first two, from the hosts the first three penalties that came from close range by the visitors’ best hooker, Leonardo Vieira, were not all that convincing.
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