It’s the last match of the Group stage of Group A. Well, the rivalry of Chile vs Bolivia appears and we take the chance to deliver the 1st derby encounter on-board with Chile vs Bolivia match preview. Chile vs Bolivia in Copa America 2015 has yet again pumped up the fans and followers for one more time. Let’s have a quick thought on Chile vs Bolivia strategy analysis also.Copa America 2015 Chile vs Bolivia match preview

COPA America 2015: Chile vs Bolivia match preview

Chile in Copa America 2015 –

The team is on fire. After demolishing Ecuador with a 2-0 stunner, Chile hit hard on Mexico, though not been able to win it. The team has gathered 4 points out of their first two matches and scored the highest no. of goals in two matches. The team is playing their very natural attacking football and are causing huge humiliation for the opponent defenders. High pressing football all around has put the team even more lethal.

Bolivia in Copa America 2015 –

Starting their Copa America 2015 tournament with a 0-0 draw against Mexico, Bolivia charged them up against Ecuador and went in for a 3-2 win. The team looked ferocious in the first half against Ecuador and managed to acquire a lead of 3-0 within 47th minute of the game. The recent uplift would surely supply Bolivia enough confidence to take on the host nation in a decade old rivalry!

COPA America 2015: Chile vs Bolivia match preview

Strength, weakness and Strategy analysis in Chile vs Bolivia match preview –

Chile’s Strength in Copa America 2015:

  1. Pressing the opponent to their penalty box through-out 90 minutes
  2. Lightening speed with classic wing play, down both flanks
  3. Presence of a lot of ball-players and match winners.

Bolivia’s Strength in Copa America 2015:

  1. Lethal in counter attacks.
  2. Slows down the game when ever needed with holding ball position
  3. Dangerous in dead ball situation.

Chile’s Weakness in Copa America 2015:

  1. Very weak defence
  2. Vidal getting into controversies can dampen team spirit.
  3. Pressure of home audience in a derby

Bolivia’s Weakness in Copa America 2015:

  1. Weaker defence. Consumes goal at any point of the game.
  2. Absence of a quality “shield” in front of their defence

Chile vs Ecuador Copa America match preview: Players on fire!

Chile’s player on fire in Copa America 2015–

Arturo Vidal – Even having a disgraceful controversy in the middle of the tournament, the player have been playing box-to-box like a pro. Already scoring three goals in two matches have put him in the run for highest goal-getter (even being a non-striker).

Bolivia’s player on fire in Copa America 2015 –

L. Morales – The 26 years old defender is the only reason why Bolivia bagged their last victory. Not only he led the defence to survive the 90 minutes without consuming the third goal, but also among 60 clearances the defender had 39 on his own. Surely he will be the one taking charge of the Bolivia defence.

Chile vs Bolivia Copa America match preview: Expected starting line-up:

Chile’s expected starting line-up against Bolivia:

Bravo; Silva, Medel, Jara; Isla, Beausejour, Aranguiz, Mena, Vidal; Vargas, Sanchez

Bolivia’s expected starting line-up against Chile:

  1. Quiñónez, Edward Zenteno, L. Morales, R. Raldés, M. Smedberg-Dalance, M. Hurtado, A. Chumacero, D. Bejarano, D. Lizio, R. Pedriel , M. Moreno

Head to Head

Chile FIFA Ranking: 19

Bolivia FIFA Ranking: 89

Meetings: 10

Chile Won: 6 times

Bolivia won: 1 time

Football Lens prediction of Chile vs Bolivia Copa America match result –

Chile 3-1Bolivia

Wrap Up:

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