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.
Peru began their qualifying campaign for the 2014 World Cup with a superb 2-0 victory over Paraguay in Lima on Friday, while Ecuador were also victorious and Bolivia succumbed to defeat at the hands of Uruguay. Read More
Ecuador were the big winners in the latest round of international friendlies, defeating Costa Rica 4-0 in Quito to follow their 5-2 win over Jamaica days earlier.
Ecuador were the most impressive Andean performers of the weekend international fixtures, running out 5-2 victors against Jamaica in Quito.
In the opening weekend of the 2011 Apertura it was The Strongest who made, well… the strongest, start to the campaign with an emphatic home victory over La Paz, while reigning champions Bolivar could only draw away to Universitario.
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’.
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.
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.