Watch Peru vs. Paraguay live stream free at the 2015 Copa America match for third place from Estadio Municipal Alcaldesa Ester Roa Rebolledo in Concepción, Chile.
Both of these teams were underdogs to advance to the final rounds of the 2015 Copa America, and despite bitter disappointment in Peru and Paraguay, they should play for the third place with their heads held high. Not too many assigned any chances to either that they would be around in the final stages, but here we are and on Friday, we will see who takes the bronze medal.
Paraguay will continue to have a difficult time with the absence of two key players against Peru. Roque Santa Cruz and Derlis González are both out of the 2015 Copa America third place match with injuries. Santa Cruz exited the semifinal with a hamstring pull, while González -- who scored the equalizer and a penalty kick against Brazil -- had a bad fall.
If you watch Peru vs. Paraguay live stream free, you will see if two disappointed teams can overcome their upset of missing the final. Peru was not able to get past the host, Chile, despite Guerrero's impressive 3-1 hat-trick in the quarterfinals against another surprise, Bolivia.
La Albirroja was uncharacteristically slammed 1-6 by heavy favorite, Argentina, in their bid to reach the final match in Santiago. However, Paraguay still has the motivation of finishing in a similar position to what they accomplished in 2011.
Paraguay coach Ramón Díaz remains positive his men can come through despite the demoralizing loss and player injuries.
"This will help us to grow. We have to analyze the tournament, but we are pleased with the group."Watch Peru vs. Paraguay live stream free to see if the González and Santa Cruz will prevent Paraguay from earning a spot in the top three at the 2015 Copa America. Peru is set to continue its impressive play which has been one of the highlights of the tournament thus far.
"The team showed great dedication, hard work, so I am proud of this squad. The result may be big, but people in Paraguay have to feel proud of this team."
Peru was able to put up a good fight against Chile in the semis, despite being one man down. Zambrano's red card went against La Blanquirroja's plans early on. "Playing so much time with a man down against (the hosts) is difficult," manager Ricardo Gareca explained.
Watch Peru vs. Paraguay live stream free HERE. Kick-off is at 7:30 p.m. ET.
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