Colombia vs Peru prediction on July 09, 2021. Copa America goes to the final matches, match 3, 4 is a rematch between Colombia and Peru. Overcoming many difficulties, the two had a successful tournament and headed towards the perfect ending. Experts are waiting for a goal party between two dedicated teams.
Colombia owns attacking stars playing in Europe like Zapata or Cuadrado and has played very well in recent tournaments. 6 WC qualifying matches, teachers and students Rueda scored 11 goals but also conceded 14 times. As an attacking team, Colombia’s last 6/10 matches had 3 or more goals.
However, playing too open often reveals weaknesses in the defense. Typically, 2 defeats 1-6 to Ecuador in the World Cup qualifier and 1-2 to Peru themselves in this year’s Copa group stage. The performance of the last 2 matches is very impressive, overcoming Uruguay in the quarterfinals and only stopping before Argentina in the penalty shootout. With a slightly better squad quality, Colombia will not hide its intention of an offensive toy from the very beginning.
Peru is not appreciated in this year’s tournament but they excellently finished second in Group B and overcame Paraguay after a penalty shootout to enter the four strongest teams. Only losing 0-1 to host Brazil in the semi-finals showed Peru’s progress from match to match.
Open play style and impressive attack ability, but the situation of attacking as a defender needs to be limited. 6 games from the beginning of the tournament Gareca’s men scored 8 goals but conceded 11 times.
The defense is quite fragile when 5/6 matches could not keep a clean sheet, the last 6/8 matches of Peru appeared 3 or more goals. Hope will be placed on the attack that brought a 2-1 victory over Colombia in the group stage, Peru is able to play fair with a comfortable mentality.
Asian Bet – Colombia vs Peru prediction
Colombia’s performance cannot be said to be convincing when they only have 1 win after 6 matches. In the quarterfinals, it was very difficult for Colombia to continue after the penalty shootout against Uruguay. The other side of Peru has just had a spectacular match drawing 3-3 with Paraguay, 6 matches only suffered 2 defeats against Brazil. Besides, the attack scored 8 goals in this year’s tournament of Peru enough to make a story against Colombia.
Witnessing the past performance of the two teams, it can be said that this is a balanced match. The result is inconclusive after 90 minutes, but giving the audience a goal party is very easy to happen.
Colombia vs Peru Prediction: Choose Peru +0.5
European odds highly appreciate the ability of Colombia to win after 90 minutes. However, recent head-to-head statistics and performance show that choosing Colombia to win is relatively risky. Peru with its sharp attack and rising morale is not easy to beat at this point.
Choose Draw (FT)
Over/Under Bet – Colombia vs Peru prediction
The scoring ability of the 2 teams is really impressive, it will be very adventurous for the faint option. Having the same attacking football philosophy makes the game even more difficult to control, especially after the opening goal. 3/4 of the last confrontations of the 2 teams appeared 3 or more goals.
Colombia vs Peru Prediction: Choose Over 2.25
Colombia: Diaz, Barrios, Ospina, Munoz, Mina, Sanchez, Tesillo, Cuadrado, Cuellar, Zapata, Borre.
Peru: Carrillo, Lanfranco, Cortijo, Gallese, Ugarelli, Castrillon, Ramos, Cuevas, Flores, Yotun, Lapadula.