class=”article_teaser__2t5do”>The five-time World Cup winners have been in strong defensive form and they should be able to keep another clean sheet in the Chilean capital
Brazil travel to Santiago to face Chile on Thursday with Tite’s side looking to continue their perfect start to CONMEBOL qualifying.
La Canarinha have won all six matches they have played and will be confident of recording another success against a Chile side they beat in this summer’s Copa America.
Chile vs Brazil latest odds
Brazil may have won the last two meetings between these sides, but their last encounter on Chilean soil saw the hosts triumph 2-0 and another success for Chile is priced at 3/1 (4.00) with bet365.
Indeed, that victory for Chile in 2015 was the last defeat Brazil suffered in World Cup qualifying with their subsequent 23 games bringing 18 wins and five draws.
The visitors are offered at 19/20 (1.95) with the draw at 23/10 (3.30).
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TV channel, live stream & how to watch
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The game is being shown live on Premier Sports 2 in the United Kingdom (UK). The Premier Player will be streaming the game live online.
Chile vs Brazil team news
The hosts are without Ben Brereton Diaz and Francisco Sierralta with both English-based players unable to travel due to coronavirus restrictions.
Brazil are also missing a number of players for the same reason with Alisson, Fabinho, Roberto Firmino, Ederson, Gabriel Jesus, Thiago Silva and Richarlison among those prevented from joining up with the squad.
Tite is though able to call upon the services of Real Madrid trio Casemiro, Eder Militao and Vinicius Junior.
Chile vs Brazil preview
Brazil’s defensive solidity in World Cup qualifying over the last year has been extraordinary, with the side keeping five clean sheets in their opening six games.
At the Copa America they managed four shutouts in seven games including against Chile despite playing the second half with 10 men.
Backing the visitors to produce another strong defensive performance appeals against a La Roja team who have underwhelmed in qualifying so far.
Martin Lasarte’s men have managed just one win from their opening six games and look like being in for a difficult time against the competition leaders.
Chile vs Brazil tips & predictions
Brazil are priced at 11/8 (2.38) to keep a clean sheet which looks like an appealing option given their excellent defensive record and their opponents’ less than impressive form.
Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.