Bolivia and Venezuela will play in the group stage of the Copa America on Saturday, 22nd June at the Estádio Governador Magalhães Pinto.
Bolivia and Venezuela will face each other on Saturday in their next group stage game of the Copa America. Bolivia lost their first game of the tournament while Venezuela drew theirs. There is a large gap between in the teams in the world rankings; Bolivia is down in sixty-second while Venezuela is ranked thirty-third.
It has been a bad year for Bolivia. They drew 2 – 2 with Nicaragua in March, but since then they lost have 1 – 0 to South Korea, 1 – 0 to Japan, 2 – 0 to France and 3 – 0 to Brazil. Venezuela have had slightly better results. They lost 2 – 1 to Catalonia and 3 – 1 to Mexico, but drew 1 – 1 with Ecuador, defeated the USA 0 – 3, and drew 0 – 0 with Peru.
The teams last played in 2016 and Venezuela won the game 5 – 0. Before that they played in 2015 and Bolivia won 4 – 2 and Bolivia also won 3 – 2 in 2014. In total, they have played twelve times since 2005. Bolivia have won four games, Venezuela have won five and three games ended in draws.