The wait for the Copa America 2021 is over and Paraguay and Bolivia will face each other for Matchday 1 of Group A this Monday June 14, 2021, to start their paths in the competition. Here, check out the confirmed lineups for this important match.
Eduardo Berizzo’s Paraguay is heading into the tournament with good sensations after getting positive results in the South American World Cup Qualifiers. They want to have a good run in Brazil after reaching the quarterfinals in the previous edition.
On the other hand, Bolivia is in Brazil with little confidence after their run in the Conmebol World Cup Qualifiers. However, they recently got their first win against Venezuela and drew 1-1 with Chile, so they will try to not lose points on their campaign start.
Paraguay's confirmed lineup
Paraguay will try to get away with the three points from this first match. So, Berizzo will put on the field a familiar lineup, especially since his team had had some good matches.
La Albirroja confirmed lineup is: Anthony Silva; Alberto Espinola, Gustavo Gomez, Junior Alonso, Santiago Arzamendia; Alejandro Romero, Robert Piris da Motta, Mathías Villasanti; Angel Romero, Gabriel Avalos and Miguel Almirón.
Bolivia's confirmed lineup
Bolivia will have to get everything they got to win the match. Farias has decided to go out with a 4-1-4-1 formation that lacks some regular starters, like Lampe, Henry Vaca and goalscorer and captain, Marcelo Martins.
The lineup will be: Ruben Cordano; Diego Bejarano, Adrian Jusino, Jairo Quinteros, José Sagredo; Leonel Justiniano; Boris Cespedes, Erwin Saavedra, Jaume Cuellar, Enrique Flores, Gilbert Alvarez.