Paraguay come from behind to beat Bolivia in Copa America


Angel Romero of Paraguay celebrates after scoring the third goal of his team during a Group A match between Paraguay and Bolivia at Estádio Olímpico as part of Copa America Brazil 2021 on June 14, 2021 in Goiania, Brazil.

Paraguay went behind to an early penalty but scored three times in the second half for a 3-1 win over Bolivia, who were reduced to 10 men just before half-time in their Copa America opener on Monday. IMG-20210615-193401-633

Bolivia were without five players who tested positive for COVID-19, including striker Marcelo Martins, who scored seven times in Bolivia's last seven games.

They had not beaten Paraguay in a Copa America clash since 1963 but their hopes were raised after only 10 minutes when they took the lead from the penalty spot. IMG-20210615-193329-505

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