January 4, 2022 | News | No Comments
class=”article_teaser__2t5do”>Brasilia hosts the clash between both beaten semi-finalists at the Copa America and Goal is backing the side from the north of the continent
Colombia face Peru in the third-place play-off in the Copa America in the early hours of Saturday morning, with Los Cafeteros clear favourites to claim a podium finish at the tournament.
Reinaldo Rueda’s side only missed out on a place in the final on penalties against Argentina having pushed Lionel Messi and co all the way.
Peru, meanwhile, beat Colombia 2-1 in the group stage of the competition and will be quietly confident of causing an upset.
Colombia vs Peru Latest Odds
Colombia can be backed at 4/5 (1.80) with bet365 to win in 90 minutes and at 2/5 (1.40) to finish third.
Ricardo Gareca’s side, for their part, boast an excellent recent record in the competition, finishing third in 2011 and 2015, while ending the most recent edition of the tournament as runners-up two years ago.
Peru are priced at 4/1 (5.00) to win in 90 minutes and at 7/4 (2.75) to finish third.
The draw can be backed at 12/5 (3.40).
Colombia vs Peru Team News
The Colombians will be without Mateus Uribe, with the Porto midfielder picking up a muscle injury, which ended his involvement in the competition early.
Peru will welcome back Andre Carrillo, with the former Watford winger having missed the semi-final defeat to Brazil through suspension.
TV channel, live stream & how to watch
BBC Red Button BBC iPlayer
The BBC Red Button service will have the game on TV in the United Kingdom (UK). BBC iPlayer is the online streaming service providing live coverage.
Colombia vs Peru Preview
This will be the fifth meeting between these two nations in the last two years and, while Peru were victorious in the most recent game, Colombia had convincingly won the previous three encounters.
Reinaldo Rueda’s men have not yet clicked in the final third in this competition given their considerable firepower up front, although they did score in their games against the two finalists of the competition, Brazil and Argentina.
Los Cafeteros have though been improving as the tournament has progressed and there should be interest in backing them to end the competition with a flourish.
Colombia vs Peru Tips & Predictions
The price of 4/5 (1.80) for a Colombian victory looks fair enough, while combining this selection with both teams to score sees the odds rise to an appealing 11/4 (3.75).
Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.
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