This Friday starts the quarter-finals phase of Copa America. The first match of this stage will be Peru vs. Paraguay. The match will be played at Estadio Olimpico Pedro Ludovico (Brazil). Two strong teams face each other in a very decisive match. The mission is the same: Advance to the semi-finals. Peru finished 2nd in their group, where they left behind Colombia, Ecuador, and Venezuela. An excellent result for coach R.Gareca, who now seeks to send Peru to the semi-finals. Two wins and one draw secured the advance to the quarter-finals. The best player for Peru was A.Carrillo, who scored two goals. The most important goal was against Venezuela, where they won tight 1-0.
On the other side, Paraguay finished third on the group stage with only 6 points (2 wins). The wins against Bolivia and Chile helped them to advance to the next stage. The best player on this team was Angel Romero with two goals. Paraguay may be considered South America's «Best of the Rest» as they are ranked fourth in Copa America All-Time table behind CONMEBOL's big three: Argentina, Uruguay, and Brazil, but still, it will be difficult against Peru, who has done a fantastic performance in this tournament. Due to Covid-19 restriction, this match will be played without spectators. But we will provide you TV Channels that will broadcast this match.
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Previous head to heads
Peru faced Paraguay many times, in total 53 games between these two. Paraguay leads with 23 wins, 14 draws, and 16 losses. But if we analyze the last ten matches, the favorite team to win this game is Peru. 7 wins for Peru, two wins for Paraguay, and one draw. The last match between them was on 09/10/2020 for the World cup qualification, where they drew 2-2.
Peru come to this match with all the players fully fit, while Paraguay will miss their forward, Antonio Bareiro. We have to say that A.Bareiro it's not a key player because he only played 37 minutes on four games on the group stage. At all matches, he started as a substitute.
Peru started very badly in the group stage qualification, where they lost against Brazil 4-0. Then we saw another face of this team when they defeated Colombia in a surprise win 2-1. Then two excellent results against Ecuador 2-2 and Venezuela 1-0. On the other side, Paraguay showed us that against the big teams, it was tough to take points. They lost against Uruguay and Argentina. To win later against Chile and Bolivia. However, it won't be easy for both of them to advance to the next stage. Bookmakers odds for this match are:
Peru to win (3.10)
Paraguay to win (2.45)
Prediction: Peru to win (3.10)
Time: 11:00 PM (CET)
Venue: Estadio Olimpico Pedro Ludovico (Brazil)