The Matchday 1 of Group A of the Copa America 2021 was full of emotions. In the second game of the evening, Paraguay defeated Bolivia 3-1. Earlier, Argentina and Chile drew after Eduardo Vargas scored from the spot to equalize Lionel Messi’s fantastic free kick goal.
Paraguay came back from a 1-0 to stun Bolivia and get their first three points. Bolivia opened the scoring thanks to a penalty goal by Edwin Saavedra in the first half. But in the second, Alejandro Romero scored at 62’ and then Angel Romero made a brace to put his team ahead. Watch the highlights and goals:
Paraguay vs Bolivia: Match Preview
Paraguay and Bolivia faced each other today, June 14, at the Estádio Olímpico Pedro Ludovico Teixeira to start their campaign in the Group B of Copa America 2021. It will be the first meeting between these two national teams since the 2-2 draw in November, 2020 for Matcdhay 4 of the Conmebol World Cup 2022 qualifiers. Find out here everything there’s to know about the match such as predictions, odds and how to watch the game in the US.
La Albirroja is in Brazil with confidence after their good run so far in the Conmebol World Cup Qualifiers. Paraguay reached the quarterfinals in the previous edition and is aiming for, at least, a similar run this time.
Bolivia, on the other hand, hasn’t had good results in the World Cup Qualifiers but they will try to get better performances in this tournament. With that in mind, César Farías’ side will try not to lose points on their campaign start.
Paraguay vs Bolivia: Match Information
Date: Monday, June 14, 2021.
Time: 8:00 PM (ET).
Location: Estádio Olímpico Pedro Ludovico Teixeira, Goiânia.
Paraguay vs Bolivia: Time by State in the US
ET: 8:00 PM
CT: 7:00 PM
MT: 6:00 PM
PT: 5:00 PM
Paraguay vs Bolivia: Storylines
Paraguay and Bolivia have met 10 times in the Copa America. Paraguay leads the series with 7 wins, 2 draws and only one defeat. But this will be their first match in the tournament since 1999.
Their last five encounters, all for the Conmebol World Cup Qualifiers, show that their games are usually tight. Both teams have two victories and one draw, which happened last year in La Asunción.
How to watch or live stream Paraguay vs Bolivia in the US
The game between Bolivia and Paraguay, to be played this Monday June 14, 2021, will be broadcasted in the US by Foxsports.com, TUDN.com, Univision NOW, TUDN App, UniMás, FOX Sports App, TUDN USA, Fox Sports 1.
Paraguay vs Bolivia: Odds and predictions
Oddsmakers have already done their predictions for this match. According to FanDuel, Paraguay is the strong favorite with odds of -290, while Bolivia has +700. A tie would end up in a +340 payout.
*Odds by FanDuel