The hosts of the Copa America 2019 failed to score against Venezuela in the second round and were booed off the pitch by the fans. Brazil will have to improve their attacking play in the third round, not just because their reputation is at stake, it’s also because there’s a worry they could lose a place in the knockouts. Therefore, beating Peru is its objective. Can they do it? What’s gonna happen on Saturday evening at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo? The answer might be in Peru vs Brazil prediction and betting tips!
They have four points after two rounds, same as Brazil. Peru collected those points by playing a draw with Venezuela in the first round and by beating Bolivia in the second. The match with Bolivia saw them scoring three goals after being 1:0 down. Bolivia got in the lead from a penalty, but Peru went on to dominate the rest of the match and deservedly win.
Peru seem decent in all positions on the pitch, but one are that really stands out is their attack. That’s where they have Paulo Guerrero, who’s the second most prolific scorer in the completion when only active players are concerned. Peru also have Jefferson Farfan in the attack, another extremely skillful forward.
The only problem is that these two are already in their mid-thirties, so their stamina might be an issue. Running around the pitch for 90 minutes is bound to cause problems for them, especially because they have to compete against Brazil players who are very physical. Speaking of which, the hosts are the ones we’re going to discuss in the next part off our Peru vs Brazil prediction.
Even though they played 0:0 with Venezuela in the previous game, Brazil are still the number one favorites for winning the trophy. And it’s not just because they’re the hosts of the tournament; it’s also because they have a fantastic team.
Although Neymar is out of the team, they have some really big stars here. The biggest of them all is Coutinho, but they also have Firmino in the team, as well as Gabriel Jesus and Richarlison. And their strongest point at this moment seems to be their defense. They’ve kept a clean sheet in both of the games they played on this tournament.
The guy between the posts is Alisson, who’s won the Champions League with Liverpool. In front of him are the two PSG central backs, Marquinhos and Thiago Silva, while on the flanks are two experienced full-backs, namely Dani Alves and Filipe Luis. With such players at the back, they do seem capable of keeping another clean sheet.
But, can they win this game? Can they find the net against Chile or they’re going to be equally unlucky as in the game with Venezuela? Scroll down to Peru vs Brazil betting tips to see what we think!
Gallese – Zambrano, Abram, Advincula, Trauco – Tapia, Yotun, Polo, Cueva – Farfan, Guerrero
Alisson – Marquinhos, Silva, Alves, Luis – Arthur, Fernandinho, Coutinho – Richarlison, Neres, Firmino
Peru vs Brazil Prediction
Brazil are under pressure to perform well in this game. But, they’re an experienced bunch of players who know how to handle the pressure. Actually, some of them seem to play the best in big matches. And this is a very big match for them, which they need to win. Can they do it? Probably yes. And probably without letting Peru score a single goal.
Peru vs Brazil Betting Tips
- Brazil @1.35 (1XBET)
- Brazil to Win to Nil @2.15 (Bet Victor)