Peru and Venezuela Play Out a Draw 0-0

Peru and Venezuela tied for the third consecutive time; the previous two times were a 2-2, in 2016 and 2017, in the Elimination to Russia 2018. Actually it was their third time in their history that they tied with a 0-0 score: in a friendly in January 1993 and in June 2004 in the 2006 World Cup Qualyfication.

Venezuela maintains a five-game unbeaten record in their CONMEBOL Copa América debut; the last time they lost their first game in the competition was in 2004 (0-1 vs. Colombia). Venezuela has tied seven CONMEBOL Copa América matches since 2007, only Paraguay has more parity since that edition. Venezuelan Luis Del Pino Mago saw the first red card of the 2019 CONMEBOL Copa América; five of the last six expulsions of Venezuelan Copa América players were against Peru.

Peru accumulated six matches without a defeat in CONMEBOL Copa América, equaling its greatest ever streak in the competition (between 1937 and 1939). They made three straight matches without conceding goals in CONMEBOL Copa América, something they achieved for the first time in the competition’s history: 1-0 against Brazil and 0-0 against Colombia in 2016, 0-0 against Venezuela in 2019. Peru remains undefeated against Venezuela in official competitions with Ricardo Gareca as coach. Paolo Guerrero of Peru completed only three passes in the first half against Venezuela: one to Jefferson Farfan, one to Luis Advincula and one to Miguel Trauco; in fact, he had more finishing efforts than full passes in that half.

There were 10 shots on goal in the match between Venezuela and Peru; the most in a 0-0 tie in CONMEBOL Copa América since 2011 (also 10, Paraguay vs Venezuela).




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