Paraguay Copa America 2021 Team Squad Lineup fixtures, Live Stream Info & TV Schedule: The 47th edition of the Copa America 2021 season organized by South America’s football ruling body CONMEBOL will take place from 13th June to 10th July 2021. Football lovers are eagerly waiting for the event to begin, as they had to wait for one long year due to the coronavirus pandemic. This time two teams Australia and Qatar have announced their withdrawal from the tournament, due to the postponement of the AFC Second round of 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification to June 2021.
Paraguay is one of the 10 participating teams at the upcoming Copa America 2021 tournament. The team is ranked fourth at the Copa America All-time table just behind other participating teams – Argentina, Uruguay, and Brazil. Paraguay is placed in Group A (South Zone) and will be facing the opponent Bolivia in their first-ever opening match on 13th June 2021. Also, they will be playing against Argentina, Chile, and Uruguay in the group match.
Paraguay registered its first Copa America win in 1953 and 1979, however, in recent decades the team has delivered average performance. The team has shown spectacular execution at the FIFA World Cup matches from 1998 -2010 but failed to advance beyond the quarter-final stage at a Copa America matches.
It was in the year 1953, Paraguay clinched their first Copa America title by defeating the opponent team Brazil (3-2). The team’s highest victory came in Copa America came against Bolivia (7-0) in 1949 and it suffered the highest defeat against Argentina (0-8) in 1926. Juan Bautista Villalba is their all-time top goalscorer with 9 goals in 1946 and 1947 matches.
Paraguay Copa America 2021 Schedule
( BST/UK – ET)
|Tuesday, June 15||A||Paraguay vs Bolivia||1:00 AM / 8:00 PM||Olimpico|
|Tuesday, June 22||A||Argentina vs Paraguay||1:00 AM / 8:00 PM||Mane Garrincha|
|Friday, June 25||A||Chile vs Paraguay||1:00 AM / 8:00 PM||Mane Garrincha|
|Tuesday, June 29||A||Uruguay vs Paraguay||1:00 AM / 8:00 PM||Nilton Santos|
Paraguay Copa America 2021 squad players list
Goalkeepers: Antony Silva, Gerardo Ortiz, Juan Espinola
Defenders: Robert Rojas, David Martinez, Omar Alderete, Gustavo Gomez, Junior Alonso, Fabian Balbuena, Juan Escobar
Midfielders: Gaston Gimenez, Andres Cubas, Oscar Romero, Robert Piris da Motta, Miguel Almiron, Angel Romero
Forwards: Carlos Gonzalez, Braian Samudio, Alejandro Romero Gamarra, Gabriel Avalos
Record at the Copa América
Winners: 2 times
Runners-up: 6 times
Most recent finishes:
2016: Group stage
2001: Group stage