The Malta Independent 23 July 2019, Tuesday

Copa America: Venezuela beats Bolivia 3-1 to advance to quarterfinals

Associated Press Saturday, 22 June 2019, 23:07 Last update: about 30 days ago

Venezuela beat Bolivia 3-1 to advance to the Copa America quarterfinals on Saturday.

Darwin Machis scored in each half for Venezuela at Mineirao Stadium.

Leonel Justiniano reduced Bolivia's deficit in the 82nd minute, but Josef Martinez secured the victory four minutes later.

Venezuela finished second to Brazil in Group A. Brazil beat Peru 5-0.

Venezuela's adversary in the quarterfinals will be the second-place team in Group B, either Paraguay, Qatar or Argentina.

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