Uruguay sealed their place in the following round of Copa America 2021 after claiming a 2-0 win against Bolivia on Matchday 4 of Zone A. La Celeste grabbed their first victory and can head comfortably to the group finale. Check out the highlights and goals of this game.
Oscar Washington Tabárez's side knew how significant this clash was for its continental aspirations. However, Uruguay's failed to capitalize on lots of their chances as Carlos Lampe denied many of their efforts. Curiously, though, an own goal from Lampe gave them the advantage before Edinson Cavani secured the victory in the second half.
Bolivia vs Uruguay: Match Preview
Uruguay and Bolivia face off today, June 24, for Matchday 4 of Copa America 2021’s Group A. Both sides need a win to bounce back from their previous encounters. La Celeste have been struggling so far in the South American tournament, while the national team coached by César Farías hasn't not got a single point after two games. Find out here everything there it to know about this game, such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds and how to watch the game in the US.
Uruguay have only one point from their two opening games, after a draw with Chile last time out and losing against group favorites, Argentina. Meanwhile, Bolivia are at the bottom of the group after two consecutive defeats.
To La Celeste, this match is an opportunity to add points and get close to a spot into the next round. At least, Oscar Washington Tabarez boys break their negative run without scoring. On the other hand, Bolivia needs a win desperately to not get eliminated.
Bolivia vs Uruguay: Match Information
Date: Thursday, June 24, 2021.
Time: 5:00 PM (ET).
Location: Arena Pantanal, Cuiabá, Brazil.
Bolivia vs Uruguay: Time by State in the US
ET: 5:00 PM
CT: 4:00 PM
MT: 3:00 PM
PT: 2:00 PM
Bolivia vs Uruguay: Storylines
Bolivia and Uruguay have met previously in 43 games. Uruguay has the best record between the two, with 28 wins over La Verde in 43 games. Bolivia has won only seven times and they have drawn eight matches.
In Copa America, they have faced each other 15 times, with Uruguay also having the lead. La Celeste has 12 victories, while Bolivia has 2. The other match ended up in a draw. Uruguay has also 48 goals against Bolivia, and only has received six.
The last time they met in the tournament was in the 2007 edition in Venezuela. Uruguay won that match with a lonely goal from Vicente Sánchez. But their most recent match took place in 2017, for the Conmebol World Cup Qualifiers, and Uruguay won 4-2.
How to watch or live stream Bolivia vs Uruguay in the US
The game between Bolivia vs Uruguay, to be played this Thursday, June 24, will be broadcasted in the US by Fox Sports 1, UniMás, TUDN App, Univision NOW, FOX Sports App, TUDN USA, TUDN.com, Foxsports.com.
Bolivia vs Uruguay: Odds and predictions
Oddsmakers have already done their predictions for this match. According to FanDuel, Uruguay is the strong favorite with odds of -550, while Bolivia has +1200. A tie would result in a +480 payout.
*Odds by FanDuel