It is quarter final of Copa America is here and the 2nd match of this stage is going to be played between Bolivia and Peru. Both the team are not favorite of this tournament and passed the hurdle of group stage after finishing 1st stage by being 2nd in their respective groups.
Let’s find out what is the situation on both sides of Bolivia and Peru. Here is the Bolivia vs Peru Match Preview of Copa America 2015 Quarter Final.

Bolivia vs Peru Copa America 2015 Quarter Final

Bolivia vs Peru Match Preview of Copa America 2015 Quarter Final

Performance in Copa America 2015 so far:

Bolivia In Group Stages of Copa America 2015

Bolivia was in group A of Copa America 2015 with host Chile, Mexico and Ecuador. In the group stage they have to face a disastrous 5-0 defeat against the host Chile. But they won against Ecuador and managed to draw against Mexico, which makes Bolivia to move forward into the knockout round.

Mexico 0 – 0 Bolivia

Bolivia 3 – 2 Ecuador

Chile 5 – 0 Bolivia

Peru In Group Stages of Copa America 2015

Peru was in group-c with mighty Brazil, Latin powerhouse Colombia and Venezuela. They start their campaign against 5 time world champ Brazil. They lost against Brazil, drew against Colombia and won against Venezuela. They finished after Brazil and moved into the quarter final.

Brazil 2 – 1 Peru

Peru 1 – 0 Venezuela

Colombia 0 – 0 Peru

Strategies of Both Team: Bolivia vs Peru Match Preview Of Copa America 2015 Quarter Final

Strategies of Bolivia

Bolivian coach Mauricio Soria will be cautious after a thrashing 5-0 defeat against Chile despite the fact that Peru is a relatively easy opponent while the other matches of quarter final will be playing between mightier teams. Now the Bolivians have to convince many.

Strategies of Peru

With the limited potential reaching quarter final is already an achievement for Peru and their days get brighter as they get Bolivia as their opponent which is much less stronger than other quarter final reaching teams. So they may go for a win.

Team News : Bolivia vs Peru Match Preview Of Copa America 2015 Quarter Final

Key Players:


Pablo Escobar: The most experienced midfielder of the Bolivian squad. He can hold and form the attacks from the midfield and can take charge of the attacks.

Basically Bolivia will rely on their team effort more than any individual effort. They don’t have big names. So they will try as being a team.


Paulo Guerrero: If there is any dream for Peru is in this tournament then it is for the goal scoring ability of this 31 year old Corinthians player. He already have a great club career, now it’s time for shine for the national jersey. In the last season, he has scored 12 goals in the 19 appearances for the Brazilian club.

Peru has talented and potential players like Juan Manuel Vargas, Luis Advincula, Jefferson Farfan, Claudio Pizarro and Carlos Zambrano. But it is uncertain what they are going to perform in the long run.

Expected Starting Eleven: Bolivia vs Peru Match Preview Of Copa America 2015 Quarter Final


Bolivia may change their squad from the last match after the 5-0 defeat. The coach will show his rely on the rested Edward Zenteno, Danny Bejarano, Miguel Hurtado and Damian Lizio.

Bolivia’s expected starting XI: Quinonez; Hurtado, Raldes, Zenteno, Morales; Smedberg, Bejerano, Chumacero, Escobar, Pedriel; Martins.


Peru probably do not change their team line up.
Peru’s expected starting XI:Gallese; Advincula, Zambrano, Ascues, Vargas; Sánchez, Ballón, Lobatón, Cueva; Pizarro, Guerrero.

Head to Head
Bolivia Fifa ranking 89
Peru Fifa Ranking 61
Matches played 16
Bolivia won 2
Peru won 6
Bolivia scored 19
Peru scored 18

Football Lens prediction of Bolivia vs Peru Of Copa America 2015 Quarter Final

Bolivia 1-2 Peru

Wrap Up

The both teams are not favorites for becoming champions but they do not have anything to lose more so it seems like that it is going to be a fair match between two teams who has almost same capability. Maybe some good actions are gonna take place in the field and as a football enthusiast you can watch the match for sheer thrill.

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