Uruguay picked up a 2-0 win in opposition to Bolivia to substantiate their progress to the CONMEBOL Copa America 2021 quarterfinal.
Edinson Cavani and an personal objective from goalkeeper Carlos Lampe helped the Celeste to the win.
Bolivia had the primary scoring alternative of the sport. With 11 minutes gone, Rodrigo Ramallo broke into the best facet of the world and hit a shot that handed simply above Fernando Muslera’s crossbar. Nevertheless, regardless of an encouraging begin, Bolivia was pushed again by Uruguay who emerged as protagonists within the first half.
The Celeste had two clear possibilities however Bolivian keeper Lampe made sharp stops to maintain them out. The previous Boca man first denied Luis Suarez earlier than then denying Nahitan Nandez who adopted up on the rebound. Later Cavani additionally tried his luck however as soon as once more Lampe got here out on prime.
After 39 minutes Uruguay was lastly in a position to beat Bolivia’s star man. Suarez despatched a harmful cross into the field which Jairo Quinteros slid to intercept however inadvertently despatched the ball goalwards. It hit the unlucky Lampe on the leg on its means in and Uruguay was forward.
Uruguay had an opportunity to double their lead earlier than the break however as soon as once more Lampe was the hero, getting a robust hand to a Suarez freekick. Within the second half Cesar Farias introduced on talismanic striker and file scorer Marcelo Moreno Martins.
Nevertheless, not a lot modified. Uruguay continued to create higher possibilities and Lampe was often required to maintain them out. The Bolivian keeper was the clear contender for man of the match and he was irritating the Uruguayan forwards.
After plenty of possibilities got here and went, Uruguay lastly added the second their strain merited. Edison Cavani completed off a fast Uruguayan break from shut vary following a wonderfully weighted Facundo Torres cross into the field.
Within the closing recreation in Group A on Monday Bolivia meet Argentina on the Enviornment Pantanal in Cuiaba whereas Uruguay faces Paraguay on the Estadio Nilton Santos as per Copa America official web site.
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