PER vs PAR Dream11 Prediction: In the first of the Copa America quarter-finals, Peru and Paraguay do battle in Goiania on Friday night with a place in the final four on the line. The last meeting between the two South American sides ended in an entertaining 2-2 draw in October 2020. Angelo Romero and Andre Carrillo each scored braces, as the two teams couldn’t be separated on the day.
Peru managed to finish second in their group with a win on the final day, while Paraguay finished a commendable campaign in Group A in third place, only falling behind Argentina and Uruguay. Peru will come into this game on a high, having won last time out to move into second place in the final game of the group stage. Paraguay side also gave a good account of themselves in the group stage, collecting six points from their four matches to finish third.
Date: 3 July, Saturday
Time: 2:30 AM (IST)
Venue: Pedro Ludovico Teixeira Olympic Stadium, Goiania
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Peru – W-D-W-L-W
Paraguay – L-W-L-W-L
Head-to-head (last five meetings)
Peru Wins- 04
Paraguay Wins– 00
Injury Report and Unavailability: Peru have a fully-fit squad and will have to field their best team for this game with no injury concern.
Expected changes and Strategy: Peru will be lifted by the return of defender Christian Ramos. The center-back was suspended for their last game after picking up his second yellow card of the group stage.
Injury Report and Unavailability: Paraguay have a fully-fit squad and will have to field their best team for this game.
Expected changes and Strategy: Alejandro Romero is in contention to start after two successive games on the bench. The rest of the lineup is expected to remain unchanged from Paraguay’s last match.
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Gianluca Lapadula: Lapadula has 1 goal and a total of 6 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 26.72%. He had a total of 4 big chances. He has a total of 1 assist, 4 key passes and he created a total of 8 chances.
Angel Romero: Romero has 2 goals and a total of 5 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 36.97%. He had a total of 6 big chances. He has a total of 1 assist, 4 key passes and he created a total of 8 chances.
X-factors, differential picks
Andre Carrillo: Carrillo has 2 goal and a total of 5 shots on goals. This results in a goal conversion rate of 47.08%. He had a total of 4 big chances. He has a total of 0 assist, 2 key passes and he created a total of 5 chances.
Defenders: Ramos, Corzo, Alonso, Arzamendia
Midfielders: Romero, Almiron, Tapia, Carillo
Attackers: Lapadula, Avalos
In what will certainly be a close encounter between two strong and well-matched sides, we could see this going either way, but narrowly give the edge to Peru on Friday. Los Incas have recent experience of making it to the final, and that alongside a thriving squad at the peak of their powers could see them outsmart this Paraguay side. In our PER vs PAR Today Match Prediction odds, we back for a 2-1 win for Peru in this match.