The first game of Group B (Paraguay Vs Bolivia) will be played between Paraguay and Bolivia on 15th June 2021 from 5:30 am at Estadio Olimpico Pedro Ludovico. Paraguay has won the Copa America title twice in 1953 and 1979. It has been very long since Paraguay performed well in Copa America to win. In 2019 they secured the third position in group B. The condition of the Bolivian team is quite similar to that of the previous. In the last game, Bolivia made a draw with Chile. Marcelo Martins Moreno made the goal and drew the match. Their past performances are not convincing to win. Both the teams are considered underdogs but have the ability to defeat established and successful teams.
Paraguay vs Bolivia: Recent form of both teams:
Paraguay was qualified for the column quarter-final against Brazil in 2019. That was the last time when the team could reach a bit closer to the title. In the last five matches, the performance of Paraguay is not that impressive. They have only won 1 match out of the last five matches.
Paraguay’s recent form in all competition: D-L-L-W-D
The present condition of the Bolivian team is exactly the opposite of what their fans can ask for. In the last five matches, they have only won one match against Venezuela.
Bolivia’s recent form in all competition: W-D-D-D-L
Paraguay vs Bolivia: Team news, head to head record and Probable starting xi
Expectations are high from the Paraguayan team. The most expensive player of Paraguay, Miguel Almiron, is quite promising and fans are looking out for his extraordinary performance in the opposition box with Angel Romero. Fabian Balbuena might feature centrally in the back four. Also, none of the team members are injured as of now.
Colombia’s possible starting lineup:
Anthony Silva; Fabian Balbuena, Robert Rojas, Gustavo Gomez, Junior Alonso; Cardozo Lucena, Oscar Romero, Richard Sanchez, Gaston Gimenez; Angel Romero, Miguel Almirón
The situation of the Bolivia team is at a setback right now. 3 players and a member have been tested positive for the coronavirus. Their identities are not revealed yet. Erwin Saavedra is a player to watch out for, the highest valued player on the Bolivia team. Also the striker Marcelo Moreno has a lot of responsibilities as he has scored 6 goals in his last 6 games and proved his caliber every time.
Bolivia’s possible starting lineup:
Carlos Lampe; Luis Haquin, Diego Bejarano, Adrian Jusino, José Sagredo; Rodrigo Ramallo, Leonel Justiniano, Henry Vaca, Danny Beranjano, Boris Cespedes; Marcelo Martins
Head to Head:
Paraguay has an utter superiority over Bolivia. Both the teams played against each other 69 times and Paraguay has won 37 of them. Venezuela won 15 games. It was a tie in the rest of 17 games.