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The Strongest Celebrate

Copyright of La Patria, Bolivia

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.

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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.


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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