(Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Saadick Dhansay)
Uruguay vs Argentina takes place in the World Cup 2014 qualifiers on Tuesday night as the CONMEBOL group reaches its climax. Argentina are already qualified for the World Cup in Brazil next year and sit top of the table, however, Uruguay are still fighting for their lives to try and steal a top four spot. The game will start at 7.30 p.m. ET and can be watched online through free live stream (details below).
Argentina are already guaranteed to win the CONMEBOL qualifying group, having claimed 32 points from their 15 games. Uruguay though are in 5th spot and currently outside the automatic qualification places.
They do however have a chance to get into the top four still, but will need to win their game today against Argentina and hope that there is a result in the Ecuador vs Chile game that isn't a draw. Even then things will come down to goal difference, with Uruguay currently 4 behind Chile and 6 back from Ecuador on goal difference.
That won't be the end for Uruguay though as 5th place still would get them into the Playoffs. Even though Venezuela are just two points behind Uruguay they have already completed their 16 games and so a playoff spot is guaranteed for Uruguay even if they lose today.
It has been reported that Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella will field a side without most of its best players. Lionel Messi, Gonzalo Higuaín, Javier Mascherano and Fernando Gago have been joined on the sidelines by Sergio Agüero and Ángel di María.
So Uruguay will not have lost hope yet.
Uruguay vs Argentina will kick off at 7.30 p.m. ET and can be watched on TV on the BeIN Sports network online through free live stream by clicking here.