Game Preview: Argentina vs. Bosnia & Herzegovina - FIFA World Cup - Group F - 15/06/2014

Argentina vs Bosnia Herzegovina - National Team Football Logos - MatchupArgentina and Bosnia & Herzegovina meet in the first round of games in Group F of the 2014 FIFA World Cup on Sunday, June 15th, 2014 at the Maracana stadium in Rio De Janeiro.

Argentina are a strong team. They are actually the second favourites, behind the host nation Brazil, to lift the trophy. Lionel Messi (Barcelona), Sergio Kun Aguero (Manchester City), Angel di Maria (Real Madrid) and Gonzalo Higuain (Napoli) form one of the most lethal attacking forces in this year's tournament.

Bosnia & Herzegovina are the darlings of this year's World Cup as this is their first appearance in a major tournament. The three key players on the Bosnian team are the goalscorer Edin Dzeko (Manchester City), the playmaker Miralem Pjanic (AS Roma) and the very solid goalkeeper Asmir Begovic (Stoke City).

In November of 2013 the two nations played a friendly game in the United States, where Messi-less Argentina won with the score of 2-0.

Argentina are the favourites to win the upcoming match as well.

The betting odds are:

Argentina: 4/9
Draw: 15/4
Bosnia & Herzegovina: 7/1

Goalscorer odds:

Messi: 8/11
Aguero: 11/8
Higuain: 7/4
Dzeko: 11/4
Ibisevic: 9/2

Odds to win the World Cup:

Argentina: 4/1
Bosnia & Herzegovina: 150/1


This could be a good game of attacking football as both team's strengths lie up front.

Will Argentina live up to the expectations and dazzle the world with their skills?

After a formidable qualifying campaign, will Bosnia & Herzegovina be able to prove their worth on the big stage?

Let's see how things play out.

Enjoy the game!