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Colombia hold the edge on eve of Paraguay contest

Colombia vs Paraguay - prediction, team news, lineups

2024/06/23 23:00

Colombia host Paraguay this Monday at the NRG Stadium for a match of the Grp.D of the Copa America. Colombia mark their 25th participation in the competition, whilst Paraguay go into their 39th. Both teams have won this tournament before. The match will be broadcast live at 18:00 on VIX+.

After facing Bolivia in National Team Friendlies , Colombia turn their attention to the Copa America where they challenge Paraguay. Digging back into the archives highlights that Colombia's national team and Daniel Garnero's team have faced each other fifty times, with Néstor Lorenzo's team holding the advantage: 23 victories, against 18 victories of Paraguay's national team. Specifically in the NRG Stadium, Colombia have the advantage in the duels against Paraguay: 9 wins in 21 games. Paraguay's national team has 7 wins.

Considering only the Copa America, there have been eleven games played between the two teams, with 5 wins for Paraguay, 1 draw and 5 wins for Colombia.

Looking into the history of Colombia in the competition, Arnoldo Iguarán stands out as their best scorer of all time, with 10 goals in total, which has given him the seventeenth position in the Copa America top scorers. Leonel Álvarez excels as their most used player, with 27 games in total. Regarding the history of Paraguay in the competition, Salvador Villalba excels as their most used player, with 20 games in total.

The last meeting between the two teams ended with Colombia winning 1-0. It is expected to be an exciting clash, that can go either way.

Last Starting XI

Colombia ( vs Bolivia 2024-06-15): Camilo Vargas, Daniel Muñoz, Carlos Cuesta , Yerry Mina , Deiver Machado, Richard Rios, Jefferson Lerma, Jhon Arias, James Rodríguez, Luis Díaz, Jhon Córdoba

Paraguay ( vs Panama 2024-06-16): Carlos Coronel, Gustavo Velázquez , Júnior Alonso, Fabián Balbuena, Néstor Giménez, Hernesto Caballero, Matías Rojas, Mathias Villasanti , Adam Bareiro, Ramón Sosa, Julio Enciso

Ones to Watch






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U Monday, 24 June 2024 - 23:00
NRG Stadium
Darío Herrera
Daniel Muñoz 32'
Jefferson Lerma 42'
Julio Enciso 69'