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Brazil vs Peru preview

Kick off: Monday, 13 June @1:30 GMT

Venue: Gillette Stadium (Foxborough, Massachusetts)

Live Stream: fuboTV (US), bet365 (non-US)

Head to Head Record

Brazil vs Peru 3-0 (2016 World Cup qualifiers)
Brazil vs Peru 2-1 (2016 World Cup qualifiers)
Brazil vs Peru 3-0 (2010 World Cup qualifiers)
Peru vs Brazil 1-1 (2008 World Cup qualifiers)
Brazil vs Peru 1-0 (2006 World Cup qualifiers)

Brazil vs Peru Team News

Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro misses the Peru game through suspension, with Lucas Lima likely to step up. Phillipe Coutinho scored a hat-trick against Haiti and he is likely to keep his place in the starting line-up. Joao Miranda has overcome his injury, but he is unlikely to start against Peru. Jonas is likely to lead the attack for the Selecao against Ricardo Gareca’s troops. The likes of Kaka, Luiz Gustavo and Ricardo Oliviera were all forced to withdraw with injury.

Injured: Kaka (92/29), Luiz Gustavo (41/2), Ricardo Oliviera (16/5)

Doubtful: Joao Miranda (27/0)

Suspended: Casemiro (11/0)

The likes of Luis Advincula, Carlos Zambrano, Carlos Ascues, Josepmir Ballon, Carlos Lobaton, Jefferson Farfan, Juan Manuel Vargas and Claudio Pizarro all miss the tournament. The likes of Alberto Rodriguez and Renato Tapia both suffered injuries against Ecuador, but they should recover in time to face Brazil. Coach Ricardo Gareca has no other injury worries ahead of the final group game and he is likely to field the same starting line-up that faced Ecuador.

Injured: None

Doubtful: Renato Tapia (12/0), Alberto Rodriguez (56/0)

Suspended: None

Quick Facts

  • Brazil are on an eight-game unbeaten run
  • The Selecao are after their fourth consecutive win over Peru
  • Peru suffered only one defeat in previous seven games
  • La Blanquirroja recorded their last win over Brazil back in 1960
  • Under 3.5 goals were scored in previous nine meetings between Brazil and Peru

Brazil vs Peru Prediction

A place in the Copa America quarter-finals will be at stake when Brazil and Peru take on each other at Gillette Stadium in their final group game. The two teams are level on points ahead of Monday’s clash and seeing that the Selecao need one point from the game in order to book their place in the knockout stages, there is every chance Carlos Dunga’s troops will adopt a cautious approach against Peru. Taking everything into account, under 2.5 goals bet appears on the cards.

Betting Tip: Under 2.5 goals

Odds: 1.87 (7/8) @10bet

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