Peru beat Paraguay in friendly match
MOSCOW, 17 Nov – The Peruvian footballers defeated the national team of Paraguay in a friendly match at home.
The meeting, held on Wednesday in Lima, ended with the score 1:0 in favor of the hosts. The only goal was scored by Alex Valera in the 49th minute. The teams ended the match with incomplete squads after being sent off in the 84th minute. Alex Succar received a red card from the hosts, while Dynamo Moscow defender Fabian Balbuena received a red card from the guests.
The teams of Peru and Paraguay did not qualify for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Paraguay finished eighth in the South American zone qualifiers, while Peru finished fifth to qualify for the Intercontinental Play-offs, but lost on penalties to Australia.