The Copa America 2021 keeps delivering some entertaining matches. Peru won 2-1 over Colombia for Matchday 3 of Group B. It was a hard fought game between Los Cafeteros and La Blanquirroja. Ricardo Gareca’s side put things complicated for Venezuela and Ecuador, after their draw.
After losing their first game against Brazil (4-0), Peru came into this match wanting to get their first win. And they made the first stroke with a goal from Sergio Peña in the first half. Reinaldo Rueda’s team didn’t stay quiet and got the equalizer thanks to a goal by Miguel Borja from the penalty spot. But, sooner than later, Yerry Mina scored an own goal in the 65th minute.
Colombia vs Peru: Match Preview
Colombia and Peru will face off for Matchday 3 of Copa America 2021 today, June 20, at Olímpico Pedro Ludovico Teixeira. Los Cafeteros want to seal their pass to the next round with a win over La Blanquirroja. Here, find out information, predictions, odds and how to watch it in the US.
Reinaldo Rueda’s side want to gain three points after their draw without goals with Venezuela. Goalkeeper Wilker Fariñez prevented Colombia from scoring against La Vinotinto thanks to an incredible performance, saving eight shots on goal.
Now, Los Cafeteros will try to send the ball to the net when playing against Peru, which is last in the group after losing 4-0 against Brazil in their only match in the tournament. Ricardo Gareca’s side will try to add some points, but it won’t be easy.
Colombia vs Peru: Match Information
Date: Sunday, June 20, 2021.
Time: 8:00 PM (ET).
Location: Estádio Olímpico Pedro Ludovico Texeira, Goiânia.
Colombia vs Peru : Time by State in the US
ET: 8:00 PM
CT: 7:00 PM
MT: 6:00 PM
PT: 5:00 PM
Colombia vs Peru: Storylines
Colombia and Peru have met on 56 occasions and the series proves these teams are almost even. Colombia has a little advantage, with 26 victories, while Peru has 24 wins over Los Cafeteros. They have drawn 22 times.
In Copa America, they have faced each other 15 times. Peru has the lead in the continental tournament, with seven wins, while Colombia has only two wins over Peru. They have drawn 6 times, including their last match at the tournament in 2016, that ended up without goals and Colombia reached the semifinals in the penalties.
However, their last meeting is more recent. They just met earlier this month for the Conmebol World Cup Qualifiers, and Colombia trashed Peru 3-0. The goals were from Yerry Mina, Mateus Uribe and Luis Fernando Díaz.
How to watch or live stream Colombia vs Peru in the US
The game between Colombia vs Peru, to be played today, June 20, will be broadcasted in the US by FOX Sports App, Univision NOW, UniMás, TUDN.com, FOX Deportes, Foxsports.com, TUDN USA, TUDN App, Fox Sports 1.
Colombia vs Peru: Odds and predictions
For this game, Colombia is the clear favorite according to oddsmakers. According to FanDuel, Colombia has odds of -165, while Peru has +440. A tie would result in a +250 payout.
*Odds by FanDuel