Chile host Uruguay in what looks set to be a crucial game in the hunt for an automatic South American FIFA World Cup™ qualification place, while leaders Argentina visit Bolivia and Colombia travel to Venezuela.
Following a 5-0 thrashing at the hands of Colombia, FIFA.com spoke to Bolivia captain Ronald Raldes about the potential of bouncing back against current CONMEBOL leaders Argentina.
Argentina-Bolivia, Paraguay-Ecuador and Uruguay-Chile may have ended all square at this year’s Copa America, but the home sides will be confident of victory given their impressive records in the fixture.
Bolivia famously thrashed Argentina in a 2009 FIFA World Cup qualifier, but skipper Ronald Raldes knows La Albiceleste will be a different proposition in the Copa America opening match.
Bolivia’s captain Ronald Raldes talks frankly to FIFA.com about discrimination in football and gives his views on the issue after nearly six years playing in Argentina.
With the legendary Erwin Sanchez at the helm, Bolivia are quietly confident of returning to the FIFA World Cup for the first time since 1994.