In the first quarter-final of the Copa America, Peru and Paraguay block with a place in the last four on the line. Peru managed to finish second in their team with a victory on the last day, while Paraguay completed a commendable campaign in Group A in third place, just behind Argentina and Uruguay.
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After the winner’s last win against Venezuela, only Lionel Messi (3) has scored more than Andre Carrillo’s two goals in the 2021 Copa America so far. That Carrillo was the amulet of Peru in this tournament. Paraguay will lead Angel Romero, offering enough pace at the break. His arm arranged the game against Bolivia in the last 30 minutes.
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Paraguay has won 23 of the 53 games played between the two teams. Peru has managed 16 wins against Paraguay and the other 14 games ended in a draw. Peru, however, has an extremely recent record against Paraguay, as they are unbeaten in seven international games, drawing 2-2 in their last meeting in October last year.