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The Titicacos take the 3 pts in the wutherinn heights ... :embarass:
 

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My prediction is a lowsy 1 - 1.

¡¡¡VAMOS, VINOTINTO, A POR EL MILAGRO!!!
 

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I exepct that Bolivia wins the 3 points!!
Its the logical point of view ..... :relieved:
 

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It'll be 5 x 0 B4 its All over !!! Watch and See ....
 

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Close prediction colocolo, much closer than Lainlover's "lowsy" prediction...
The game ended 3-1.. and this leaves Venezuela 8th..
Argentina 25
Brasil 23
Ecuador 19
Paraguay 16
Uruguay 15
Colombia 14
Chile 14
Venezuela 14
Perú 13
Bolivia 13

With Peru still left to play at home along with almost everyone else, this leaves them really probable end up 2nd to last come tomorrow...
Are we back to seeing the same old Venezuela? Can we stop predicting unrealisic results, and stop living in the past?
 

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The miracle of Venezuela going to the WC is over, at least they won 4 games this qualifier and of course beat Uruguay in Montevideo. Their best qualifying in history and they are still going to be in last place.
 

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We have still 4 games left (5 really, but we are not counting the one against Brazil). If we loose against Uruguay in Caracas, I'll finally give up.
 

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Venezuela Loses 3-1 in Bolivia After Early Own Goal

LA PAZ (Reuters) - Venezuela's hopes of qualifying for its first World Cup were dealt a blow Tuesday when it lost 3-1 to bottom-of-the-table Bolivia after giving away an early own goal.

Bolivia went 2-0 ahead in less than half an hour when Alejandro Cichero headed into his own net and Jose Castillo scored his third goal of the qualifiers.

Giancarlo Maldonado pulled one back after halftime but substitute Joselito Vaca restored Bolivia's two goal advantage late in the game.

Venezuela is sixth in the 10-nation group, level on 14 points with Colombia and Chile, while Bolivia climbs above Peru although both teams have 13 points.

Venezuela, already missing six players through injury and suspension, made a nightmare start when Cichero met Gonzalo Galindo's header with a diving header which flew past goalkeeper Rafael Dudamel and into his own net.

Giancarlo Maldonado wasted an excellent chance for a quick reply three minutes later when he charged down Oscar Sanchez's attempted clearance, burst through the Bolivia defense but fired wide.

Castillo increased Bolivia's lead in the 26th minute when he played a one-two with Vaca, slipped past Cichero's lunging challenge and fired the ball into the roof of the net.

Venezuela replaced Cichero with striker Daniel Noriega at halftime and pulled one back in the 71st minute when the ball fell kindly for Maldonado to score from the edge of the area.

Vaca, who replaced the injured Ronald Garcia in the 21st minute, swept home the third to give Bolivia their first win under coach Ovidio Messa with six minutes left.
 
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