Brazil vs Bolivia
South America – 2018 World Cup Qualifier
Date: Friday; 7th October 2016,
Kick-off at 1:45 UK
Venue: Arena das Dunas, Natal.
Brazil has since put their Copa America disappointment behind them and focused on the 2018 Russia World Cup Qualification games. They will be welcoming Bolivia at Arena das Dunas.
Brazil hopes to keep up with their winning ways since after their Copa America defeat against Peru, they have won their last two games which includes; 3-0 away against Ecuador and 2-1 home win against Colombia. They now hope for their 3rd win in a row to get a chance of moving top of the table as they are a point behind the leaders.
Bolivia seem to have a turned their fortunes after their group stage exit in the Copa America Centenario 2016. They are currently unbeaten in their last 2 games, with a 2-0 win against Peru and a 0-0 draw against Chile. They now have a hard task at hand as they will be facing Brazil on Brazilian soil, they will need more than a miracle to avoid a defeat.
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Brazil vs Bolivia: Head to Head Statistics
- Brazil have dominated the previous games against Bolivia, they have won 6 games and lost 2 to Bolivia.
- At home, Brazil have never lost a game against Bolivia, they have won 4 and drawn 5.
- Brazil have conceded 8 goals against Bolivia, 1 at home, 7 on away soil. They have scored 28 goals against Bolivia, 18 at home and 10 away.
- The last game between the 2 teams was 4-0 win for Brazil in an international Friendly game in 2013.
Brazil vs Bolivia: Prediction
Brazil are huge favourites in this game considering the qualities in their squad. They have lost just a game in this qualification campaign, they have won 4 and drawn 3. They are second in the table with 15 points, just a point below the leaders Uruguay. Furthermore, they are unbeaten in their last 5 qualification game with 3 wins and 2 draws.
Bolivia on the other hand are the under dogs in this game, they are currently 8th in the table with 7 points. They have already lost 5 games in this campaign and won just 2. The good thing is they are unbeaten in their last 2 qualification games with a win and draw. They will hope to get at least a draw in the game to continue their unbeaten form.
The Selecao could be backed to come out with a comfortable win from this World Cup qualifying fixture.
Brazil vs Bolivia: Betting Tips
- Half-Time/Full-Time: Brazil/Brazil at 2.00 (1/1).