Peru vs Brazil betting tips: World Cup qualifying preview, predictions & odds

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Peru vs Brazil betting tips

This article covers Peru vs Brazil betting tips and predictions.

Also included is a thorough Peru vs Brazil betting preview.

Note: All odds mentioned in this article are correct at the time of publishing and are subject to change.

Peru vs Brazil: Match details

Match: Peru vs Brazil

Competition: WC Qual, CONMEBOL

Date: October 14, 2020

Kick-off time: 1:00 am, October 14, 2020 (UK time)

Stadium: Estadio Nacional

Betting prediction: Peru 1-2 Brazil


Brazil have a superb record in South American World Cup qualifiers. They’re unbeaten in their last 18 – a run stretching back to October 2015.

Meanwhile, Peru might not possess the big-name hitters that their opponents do, but they’ll put up a stronger fight than Bolivia managed last week.

Peru themselves have a decent recent record in World Cup qualifying matches, unbeaten in their last six.

Peru vs Brazil – recent form and head to head statistics

Peru vs Brazil form
Peru vs Brazil - 2:4
Paraguay vs Peru - 2:2
Peru vs Colombia - 0:1
Peru vs Uruguay - 1:1
Uruguay vs Peru - 1:0
Latest match form, last 5 games:
Peru vs Brazil - 2:4
Brazil vs Bolivia - 5:0
Brazil vs Republic of Korea - 3:0
Brazil vs Argentina - 0:1
Brazil vs Nigeria - 1:1
Last 5 games for Peru
October 14, 2020WC Qual, CONMEBOL 2022Peru2 - 4Brazil
October 8, 2020WC Qual, CONMEBOL 2022Paraguay2 - 2Peru
March 31, 2020WC Qual, CONMEBOL 2022Peru0 - 0Brazil
March 26, 2020WC Qual, CONMEBOL 2022Paraguay0 - 0Peru
November 16, 2019Int. Friendly Games 2019Peru0 - 1Colombia
Last 5 games for Brazil
October 14, 2020WC Qual, CONMEBOL 2022Peru2 - 4Brazil
October 10, 2020WC Qual, CONMEBOL 2022Brazil5 - 0Bolivia
March 31, 2020WC Qual, CONMEBOL 2022Peru0 - 0Brazil
March 28, 2020WC Qual, CONMEBOL 2022Brazil0 - 0Bolivia
November 19, 2019Int. Friendly Games 2019Brazil3 - 0Republic of Korea
Peru vs Brazil WC Qual, CONMEBOL 2022 form
2Matches played2
0Matches won2
18Goal attempts31
11Shots on goal18
5Shots off goal10
4Corner kicks10
33%Average ball possession65%
2Shots blocked3
5Cards given1
33Free kicks32
3Goals by foot6
1Goals by head2
4Goals scored9
6Goals conceded2
Peru vs Brazil statistics for most recent head to head matches
5Home Matches9
9Away Matches5
10Total Goals32
0.71Average Goals Scored2.29
Last 5 games & match results between Peru and Brazil
October 14, 2020WC Qual, CONMEBOL 2022Peru2 - 4Brazil
September 11, 2019Int. Friendly Games 2019Brazil0 - 1Peru
July 7, 2019Copa America 2019Brazil3 - 1Peru
June 22, 2019Copa America 2019Peru0 - 5Brazil
November 16, 2016World Cup Qualification 2018Peru0 - 2Brazil

Peru vs Brazil: Recommended bets

Over 2.5 goals. Brazil put five past Bolivia last week, while Peru’s match produced four goals.

Roberto Firmino to score. The Liverpool forward scored his 14th and 15th goals for Brazil on Friday night and is expected to lead their attack again on Tuesday. Firmino also netted against Peru at last year’s Copa America.


PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC – MARCH 26: Roberto Firmino of Brazil in action during the international friendly match between the Czech Republic and Brazil at Sinobo Stadium on March 26, 2019 in Prague, Czech Republic. (Photo by Thomas Eisenhuth/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Peru vs Brazil: Match preview

Brazil travel to Lima for their World Cup qualifying match against Peru on Tuesday night.

Brazil got their CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying campaign off to great start with a 5-0 home win over Bolivia on Friday. Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino scored twice, while Marquinhos and Philippe Coutinho were also on the scoresheet.

Peru picked up a solid point in their opening match, drawing 2-2 away to Paraguay. Andre Carrillo – once of Watford – scored both goals for the White and Reds.

Peru are currently 22nd in the FIFA World Rankings, which ranks them 6th among the 10 South American nations. Brazil are ranked 3rd in the world, and 1st in South America.

Peru and Brazil have faced each other 47 times previously, including three times in 2019. Most notably, the two sides met in July 2019 for the final of the Copa America tournament in Brazil.

Everton Soares opened the scoring before Paolo Guerrero equalised from the penalty spot. Gabriel Jesus restored Brazil’s lead moments before half-time, and Richarlison’s penalty made sure of the victory in second-half stoppage time. Brazil ended the match with 10 men following Gabriel Jesus’ sending off.

Their most recent match, an international friendly held in Los Angeles in September 2019, was won 1-0 by Peru. Luis Abram’s 85th-minute header was the difference between the two sides.

Overall, Brazil’s record against Peru reads: won 33, drawn 9, lost 5.

Peru qualified for the World Cup in Russia in 2018, which was their fifth finals appearances, and first since 1982.

Unsurprisingly, Brazil have qualified for every single World Cup tournament since its inception in 1930.


Peru team news vs Brazil

35-year-old Jefferson Farfan is the oldest and most-capped player in the squad. The former PSV and Schalke forward is currently without a club after his deal at Lokomotiv Moscow came to an end.

Peru have just two players currently playing in Europe’s top five leagues: Miguel Trauco of Saint-Etienne and Celta Vigo’s Renato Tapia.

Four uncapped players have been called up to the Peru squad. Eight members of the squad play their club football in Peru, while a further four play in the MLS.

Long-time players of Football Manager may also remember former wunderkind Andy Polo.

Brazil team news vs Peru

Neymar was a surprise inclusion in the starting eleven against Bolivia, as it had previously been reported that the PSG forward was going to miss out with a back injury.

Likewise, Man City’s Ederson was expected to start in goal on Friday night (with Alisson Becker out injured), but head coach Tite went with Palmeiras goalkeeper Weverton instead.

Aston Villa’s Doulas Luiz starting in midfield alongside Casemiro and could keep his place. Rodrygo, Richarlison, and Everton Ribeiro were among those to come on as substitutes.

Manchester United new boy Alex Telles is one of 7 Premier League players in the squad.

Four uncapped players have been called up to the national team, including Lyon’s Bruno Guimaraes and Hertha Berlin’s Matheus Cunha.

Just three outfield players in the squad play their club football in Brazil.

37-year-old Dani Alves, who captained the side last year, was not called up. Nor were Arthur Melo or Arsenal’s Willian. Gabriel Jesus was not called up due to injury.


Predicted Peru line-up vs Brazil

Predicted Peru XI vs Brazil

Predicted Peru XI vs Brazil

Predicted Brazil line-up vs Peru

Predicted Brazil XI vs Peru

Predicted Brazil XI vs Peru

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This article was edited by Benjamin Newman.

Peru vs Brazil betting tips: World Cup qualifying preview FAQs

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00:00, Wednesday 14 October 2020 (UK time)
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Peru 1-2 Brazil