Romero’s brace against Bolivia takes Paraguay to top of Copa America Group A

Goiania, Brazil, Jun 14 (EFE).- A brace from Angel Romero and another goal from Alejandro Romero Gamarra on Monday helped Paraguay secure a comfortable 3-1 victory over Bolivia in Group A of the Copa America tournament underway in Brazil.

Bolivia gained the lead early in the game as Erwin Saavedra converted a penalty in the ninth minute, but the Andean team failed to keep the pressure despite remaining ahead at half time.

Gamarra equalized for Paraguay in the 62nd minute, while Romero helped secure the lead a few minutes later before netting another one in the 80th minute to confirm victory.

With this win, Paraguay sit on top of Group A after Argentina was held to a 1-1 draw by Chile. EFE


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