Matchday 4 of the Copa America 2021 is over after Paraguay clinched the three points over Chile at Estadio Mané Garrincha in Brasilia. La Albirroja took care of business and booked a spot in the quarterfinals. Here, check out the highlights and goals of this game.
Braian Samudio's header gave the lead to Eduardo Berizzo's boys from a set-piece after a quiet start to the game. From then on, Paraguay took control of the game and went on to secure the win as Miguel Almirón increased the advantage from the penalty spot.
Chile vs Paraguay: Match Preview
Chile will try to confirm a spot in the quarter-finals of the Copa America 2021 against Paraguay today when they face each other for Matchday 4 at the Estadio Mane Garrincha in Brasilia. It will be the Chileans' final game of the group stage before going on a break for the playoffs, while the national team coached by Eduardo Berrizo will close the first round against Uruguay. Here, find out the match preview, information, storylines predictions, odds and how to watch this game in the US.
So far, Chile is second in Group A with five points in three matches. Martin Lasarte’s side still are unbeaten in the tournament, thanks to a win against Bolivia (1-0) and two draws against Argentina (1-1) in the opener and Uruguay (1-1) last time around.
On the other hand, Paraguay lost 1-0 to Argentina last time around. Despite the loss, Eduardo Berizzo’s boys had plenty of chances to do damage to the Albiceleste, especially with Miguel Almirón. Against Chile, they will try to capitalize their attempts. They need a win in one of their last two games to reach the next round.
Chile vs Paraguay: Match Information
Date: Thursday, June 24, 2021.
Time: 8:00 PM (ET).
Location: Estádio Mané Garrincha, Brasilia, Brazil.
Chile vs Paraguay: Time by State in the US
ET: 8:00 PM
CT: 7:00 PM
MT: 6:00 PM
PT: 5:00 PM
Chile vs Paraguay: Storylines
Chile and Paraguay have faced each other 62 times, and the record shows a pretty tight matchup. Paraguay has more wins against La Roja with 28 wins over the 27 of Chile. They have drawn seven times.
For Copa America, La Albirroja also has a good record against Chile. They have met 21 times in the tournament, with 12 victories for Paraguay. Chile has seven, and they have two ties. The most recent encounter in the competition was in 2004, and it ended up in a tie.
The last time they met was in August 2017 for the Conmebol World Cup Qualifiers. Paraguay won that night with some ease thanks to the goals from Victor Caceres, Richard Ortiz and an own goal from Arturo Vidal.
How to watch or live stream Chile vs Paraguay in the US
The game between Chile and Paraguay, to be played this Thursday, June 24, will be broadcasted in the US by Foxsports.com, TUDN App, FOX Sports App, Fox Sports 1, Univision NOW, TUDN.com, Univision, TUDN USA.
Chile vs Paraguay: Odds and predictions
Oddsmakers have already done their predictions for this match. According to FanDuel, Chile is the favorite with odds of +125, while Paraguay has +230. A tie would end up in a +180 payout.
*Odds by FanDuel