Venezuela and Peru will meet on Saturday for their first games of Copa America 2019, which is hosted by Brazil. Peru are two times champions of South America, while Venezuela have never triumphed on the grandest of the continental stages. Peru will be boosted by the timely return of the legend Paolo Guerrero, who was banned for doping, but now is back among the squad.
Venezuela vs Peru Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Venezuela||Draw||6 W/ 3 D/ 11 L||0 W/ 0 D/ 0 L|
|Peru||Draw||11 W/ 3 D/ 6 L||0 W/ 0 D/ 0 L|
Last game between the nations: 24.03.2017 Venezuela – Peru 2:2; Mikel Villanueva 24′, Romulo Otero 40′; Andre Carrillo 46′, Paolo Guerrero 64′
Last game on Venezuelan soil: 24.03.2017 Venezuela – Peru 2:2; Mikel Villanueva 24′, Romulo Otero 40′; Andre Carrillo 46′, Paolo Guerrero 64′
Worth mentioning: Whoever is listed as the away side in this fixture does not stand much of a chance, as each nation recorded just one victory on the road in the previous twenty meetings between the teams. Both of the last two encounters ended in 2:2 draws, while in total three of the last five H2H matches produced over 2,5 goals and the same games saw both sides hitting the net, as each side recorded a slender 1:0 victory in the other two.
Venezuela vs Peru Stats
|As of 10.06||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Venezuela||Win||4 W/ 3 D/ 3 L||0 W/ 3 D/ 2 L|
|Peru||Loss||3 W/ 1 D/ 6 L||1 W/ 1 D/ 3 L|
Last game Venezuela: 09.06.2019 USA – Venezuela 0:3; Salomon Rondon 16′, 36′, Jefferson Savarino 30′
Next game Venezuela: 19.06.2019 Copa America: Brazil – Venezuela
Last game Peru: 10.06.2019 Peru – Colombia 0:3; Mateus Uribe 23′, 65′, Duvan Zapata 90′; Yoshimar Yotun from the home side was sent off with straight red card in the 55′
Next game Peru: 19.06.2019 Copa America: Bolivia – Peru
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2,5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: With their recent 3:0 victory over USA, Venezuela ended their run of three games without success. Four of their last five outings produced over 2,5 goals and witnessed goals at both ends. The team did not win any of their last six matches when listed as hosts.
No draw has been registered in Peru’s last six encounters. All of the four games the team has played in 2019 saw only one of the teams scoring and respectively keeping a clean sheet. Two of Peru’s last five matches featured over 2,5 goals and only one saw both sides finding the targets.
Venezuela vs Peru News
Missing players Venezuela: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Missing players Peru: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Venezuela vs Peru Predictions
Under 2,5 goals – 1.53 @ bet365