The Peruvian team and its history against Bolivia in Lima prior to the qualifying duel

Christian Cueva scored a goal against Bolivia in a qualifying match for Russia 2018. | Photo: Andina

The peruvian team will be measured against its similar Bolivia this Thursday the 11th at the 13th South American Qualifiers. However, it will not be another match, as the ‘bicolor’ will seek to expand the superiority that it has in the history between both squads and get the 3 points that allow dreaming of qualifying for the Qatar 2022 World Cup.

And it is that they have been nine times both teams have met in Lima in the history of the qualifying process. In her, the balance is clearly in favor of those led by Ricardo Gareca with six victories. ‘La Verde’, meanwhile, has barely been able to achieve a victory in the Lima capital, while on two occasions the scoreboard ended level.

Let’s see the history of meetings between both countries by Qualifiers:

Peru 3-0 Bolivia – Mexico World Cup 1970

The duel was played on August 17, 1969. Alberto Gallardo, Teófilo Cubillas and Luis Cruzado were the authors of the goals in the first qualifying game played in Lima.

Peru 5-0 Bolivia – Argentina World Cup 1978

This match was played on July 17, 1977. Teófilo Cubillas scored twice. The first at 31 minutes with a header that was impossible for the goalkeeper to tackle. The second goal came at 44 minutes, after catching a bad rejection from the Bolivian defense. The attacker stood in front of the area and scored with a strong right-footed shot. The third would reach 65 ′ through José Velásquez, who converted through a powerful mid-distance shot. The fifth was made by Percy Rojas at 74 ‘. The & # 39; Trucha & # 39; overflowed on the left wing, faced towards the area and with a hoot to the first post of the Bolivian goalkeeper he converted his goal. Finally, the fifth would be scored again by ‘Patron’ Velásquez, who at 89 ‘sent the ball to save with a powerful header.

Peru 1-2 Bolivia – Italy World Cup 1990

The game was played on September 10, 1989 and was the only victory for the Bolivians in Lima. Tito Montaño scored the first of the visit at 45 ‘, it was tied by Peruvian Andrés’ Balán ‘Gonzales at 53 minutes and Erwin Sánchez declared the final victory at 77’.

Peru 2-1 Bolivia – World Cup in France 1998

Germán Carty and Jorge Soto were the authors of the national goals in this meeting that took place on July 6, 1997. Luis Héctor Cristaldo discounted.

Peru 1-1 Bolivia – World Cup Korea-Japan 2002

It took place on November 14, 2001 and Piero Alva was the scorer of the Peruvian goal at 8 minutes, while Castillo converted for the visit at 89 minutes.

Peru 4-1 Bolivia – World Cup Germany 2006

The meeting was played on October 14, 2005 in the city of Tacna. On this occasion, Gustavo Vasallo (11 ′), Santiago Acasiete (38 ′) and Jefferson Farfán on two occasions (45 ′ and 82 ′), were the scorers for Peru. Limberg Gutiérrez scored for Bolivia at 66 ‘.

Peru 1-0 Bolivia – South Africa 2010 World Cup

Match played on October 14, 2009 at the Matute Stadium. Johan Fano converted for Peru in the 53rd minute.

Peru 1-1 Bolivia – World Cup Brazil 2014

The duel took place on October 15, 2013. Yoshimar Yotún scored the Peruvian goal in the 18th minute. Bejarano discounted for the visit at 45 ‘.

Peru 2-1 Bolivia – World Cup Russia 2018

Meeting played at the Monumental Stadium on August 31, 2017. Edison Flores (55 ‘) and Christian Cueva (59’) scored for the ‘blanquirroja’, while Gilbert Álvarez put the honor at 72 ‘.


The last time both teams met was in the present Qualifiers. Specifically in La Paz and in the last triple day of October. In this match, it was victory for ‘La Verde’ by 1 to 0 with a goal from Ramiro Vaca.


Ricardo Gareca and the key to win over Bolivia and Venezuela: “Half the court is the soul of the team”

Gianluca Lapadula and the players who will arrive in Peru in the next few hours with a view to qualifying matches

Yoshimar Yotún and a clear objective in Peru vs Bolivia: “We have to win yes or yes”

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