Bolivia received Venezuela in the resumption of the South American World Cup Qualifiers at Estadio Olímpico Hernando Siles in La Paz. After the double-fixture in March has been postponed, these two faced off for Matchday 7 and the hosts held onto their lead to claim the three points. Check out the highlights and goals of this game.
Veteran striker Marcelo Moreno Martins put La Verde in front only five minutes into the game before Jhon Chancellor scored La Vinotinto's equalizer 21 minutes later. In the second half, Diego Bejarano netted a decisive goal to hand Bolivia the lead before Moreno Martins sealed their first win in the current Conmebol World Cup Qualification.
Bolivia vs Venezuela: Match Preview
Bolivia host Venezuela today for the Matchday 7 of the South American World Cup Qualifiers at the Estadio Olímpico Hernando Siles in La Paz. The host wants to get its first win in the tournament, while La Vinotinto will aim to take points from the visit, despite the high altitudes of the Bolivian city. Here you will find everything there is to know about this exciting soccer game, such as how to watch it in the US, the preview, information, predictions and odds.
Bolivia is at the bottom of the table, with three defeats and only one draw with Paraguay. But Venezuela isn’t in a much better position. La Vinotinto is currently on the eighth place of the table, also with three defeats but with a win over Chile in their last match.
Jose Peseiro’s team will try to keep with the momentum in La Paz, taking advantage of Bolivia’s poor performance so far. Until now, Cesar Farias, who coached Venezuela for six years until 2013, hasn't found the way to take their boys to victory.
Bolivia vs Venezuela: Match Information
Date: Thursday, June 3, 2021.
Time: 4:00 PM (ET)
Location: Estadio Olímpico Hernando Siles, La Paz.
Bolivia vs Venezuela: Time by State in the US
ET: 4:00 PM
CT: 3:00 PM
MT: 2:00 PM
PT: 1:00 PM
Bolivia vs Venezuela: Storylines
Bolivia and Venezuela has played 9 times for World Cup Qualifiers in La Paz. The record shows that Bolivia knows how to defend its home soil, with seven victories, one draw and only one loss. Venezuela’s only win came in 2009, precisely with Farias as their manager.
The altitud is always a factor in favor of the locals. However, Venezuela could dream to get points this Thursday. Especially because other teams, such as Ecuador and Argentina, have already won in La Paz on this Qualifiers. Still, the endeavour isn’t easy.
Venezuela won’t have important players for the game. Salomon Rondón, who scored in the victory over Chile, Yeferson Soteldo, Granada’s Yangel Herrera and Yordan Osorio won’t be available to play due to injuries.
How to watch or live stream Bolivia vs Venezuela in the US
The match between Bolivia and Venezuela, to be played onThursday, June 23, 2021 at the Estadio Olímpico Hernando Siles for the 2022 World Cup Qualification will be broadcasted in the US by Fubo TV, that has exclusive streaming rights in the US.
Bolivia vs Venezuela: Predictions and Odds
For this game, the odds are with the national team of Bolivia. DraftKings see the Bolivians as clear favorites to win the game with odds of -112, while Venezuela have +310. In case of a tie, would result in a +260 payout.
*Odds by DraftKings