Peru hopes to revive World Cup dream tonight

Edison Flores y Raúl Ruidíaz figuran en la lista de convocados de la selección peruana. Foto: AFP.

12:11 | Lima, Aug. 31.

Peru's and Bolivia's soccer teams will face each other on Thursday night in Lima during the latest round of South American Qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

With only four rounds of matches left in the world's most competitive qualification tournament, Peruvians are determined to win this game as part of their last chances to guarantee a place at Russia 2018.

The Incas lay in seventh place (18 points). They need to get three points to keep their World Cup dream alive. 

Bolivia, on the other hand, is ninth in the South American qualifying group, with 10 points.

Coached by Argentinean coach Ricardo Gareca, the Peruvian side will be led by Raul Ruidiaz (Mexico's Monarcas Morelia). 

Possible Lineup 

Peru: Raul Ruidiaz, Andre Carrillo, Edison Flores, Christian Cueva, Sergio Peña, Jefferson Farfan, Luis Advincula, Miguel Trauco, Christian Ramos, Alberto Rodriguez and Carlos Caceda.
Coach: Ricardo Gareca. 

Bolivia: Pablo Escobar, Marcelo Martins, Diego, Wayar, Alejandro Chumacero, Raul Castro, Gabriel Valverde, Ronald Raldes, Edward Zenteno, Diego Bejarano, Jose Sagredo, and Romel Quiñonez.
Coach: Mauricio Soria.

The match will kick off at 21:15 (local time) at Lima's Monumental Stadium. 


Published: 8/31/2017