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There has been a lot of doom and gloom in Bolivia recently regarding the fact that very few young players are coming through the ranks and challenging for places in a national team that many feel has become stale and is in need of fresh blood.

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I still have feeling!

Through the powers of the internet I am able to see which search terms people use in order to get directed to this site.

Most of the time they are fairly logical, for instance a search for ‘Colombia – Mexico U-20 Preview’ directs the searcher to my preview of said game, but sometimes search strings pop up that have enough key words to lead to this site without the articles contained therein really providing an answer to the query posed.

So from today onwards I will attempt to answer these burning questions that people are obviously so keen to get answers to, starting with: ‘How Did Jhasmani Campos Get Hurt’.

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Bolivia were the first side to be eliminated from the 2011 Copa America, managing just a solitary point from their three group games. It had all started so well for La Verde with a determined performance in a 1-1 draw with hosts Argentina, but successive 2-0 defeats, to Costa Rica and Colombia respectively, condemned Gustavo Quinteros’ men to an early exit.

Tactics

Bolivia adopted a 4-4-2 formation in all three of their matches, although there were certain differences in the way they lined up against Argentina versus how they did so against Costa Rica and Colombia.

versus Argentina

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