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Peru and Paraguay meet at Red Bull Arena, in what will be the first friendly match of the year for the two teams. The history of recent direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has registered 4 victories in the last 4 matches. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 06-08-2017, ended with the victory of Peru by (1-0). In this game the home factor may be decisive, since Paraguay presents considerable differences in their results at home and as visitors.
The home team plays its first friendly of the year, after having played 11 in the last year, with the following markers in the last 5: Peru (2-3) Costa Rica, Peru (0-2) Ecuador, United States (1-1) Peru, Peru (3-0) Chile and Germany (2-1) Peru. This is a team that usually maintains its competitive levels in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 6 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses in away matches, with 23 goals scored and 13 conceded; against 9 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses at their stadium, with 24 goals scored and 15 suffered. The team comes to this match after a home loss to Costa Rica by (2-3). In the last 10 home matches for all competitions, Peru have won 6, tied 1 and lost 3. Defensive consistency has not been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches. In 15 games, he never got the comeback in the 4 games in which he suffered the first goal. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 12 home matches for all competitions: they have suffered 4 of their 10 goals between minutes (46′-60 ‘).
The selection of Peru enters this unmotivated party, after a snub, by 2-3, in a friendly against Costa Rica. The Peruvians usually act in a 4-3-3, favoring a slower style of play, channeling their game through the central corridor. In this tactical design, the three players usually chosen to act on the attack line are Flores, Polo and Ruidía, the latter being the player responsible for putting the opponent’s defensive sense into play. However, as it is a friendly match, we believe that the Peru coach will choose to give less-used players a chance, such as Yotún, Zela and Carrillo.
The visiting team plays their first friendly of the year, after having played 3 in the last year, with the following markers: South Africa (1-1) Paraguay, Japan (4-2) Paraguay and the United States (1-0) Paraguay. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 3 wins, 2 draws and 10 losses in away matches; against 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses at their stadium. The team comes to this match after a draw away with South Africa by (1-1). In the last 9 away matches Paraguay has won 2, tied 1 and lost 6. Defensive consistency has not been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 matches. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 6 of the last 9 matches have ended with Over 2,5 goals. This is a team that scores only few times and was only able to open the scoring in 3 of its last 12 games, of these 3 came to rest in advantage in all and won at the end of the 90 ‘in 2. In 12 matches, only got 1 comeback in the 8 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Paraguay enters this friendly after a draw, a ball, in a friendly against South Africa. Contrary to the rival of this performance, Paraguay usually acts in a 4-4-2, in which the two most advanced players are Ortiz and Dominguez. The foreign club, when it invests in the offensive process, usually does so through the left flank, taking advantage of the depth offered by left-back Valdez. One of the best players in Paraguay is striker Gonzalez.
Peru vs Paraguay head to head matches
08.06.17 FI Peru Paraguay 1 : 0
10.11.16 WC Paraguay Peru 1 : 4
14.11.15 WC Peru Paraguay 1 : 0
04.07.15 COP Peru Paraguay 2 : 0
19.11.14 FI Peru Paraguay 2 : 1