Visits to La Paz to face Bolivia are always a dream for Peruvian fans.Due to the possibility of achieving a historic victory that enhances Peru’s chances of qualifying Qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup.
but, The Bolivian capital has always been a difficult stop For one of the teams that one would think would have the best chance of winning at 3,640 meters above sea level in La Paz.
Despite the diversity of highland cities in Peru and the fact that the Peruvian Championship itself is held in many of those places, the Peruvian national team has never won on the pitch in La Paz and most results have been extremely bitter.
The only time Peru took all three points from the Bolivian capital was in 2016 When the incorrect alignment of the Bolivian-Paraguayan nationalized Nelson Cabrera allowed Peru to claim and the Court of Arbitration for Sport agreed with him. How long did that match remain on the field? 1-0 to the local team thanks to a goal by Pablo Escobar.
Before and after, Peru has been characterized by providing good matches, but it has always lacked enough to end up winning it, as happened in the 2014 Brazil qualifiers, or losing it due to details such as a painful defeat on the way to the 2022 World Cup.
New visit to La Paz coming and Juan Reynoso’s team will have the opportunity to make history that others have not been able to makeIn search of a first dual-colour victory on the way to the 2026 World Cup.
In total, Peru visited Bolivia nine times in South American qualifiers, recording one win, two draws and six defeats.
History of Peru against Bolivia as a guest in the qualifiers
Bolivia 1-0 Peru, 2022 World Cup qualifiers
Bolivia 0-3 Peru, 2018 World Cup qualifiers
Bolivia 1-1 Peru, 2014 World Cup qualifiers
Bolivia 3-0 Peru, 2010 World Cup qualifiers
Bolivia 1-0 Peru, 2006 World Cup qualifiers
Bolivia 1-0 Peru, 2002 World Cup qualifiers
Bolivia 0-0 Peru, 1998 World Cup qualifiers
Bolivia 2-1 Peru 1990 World Cup qualifiers
Bolivia 2-1 Peru 1970 World Cup qualifiers
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