It’s A Paraguay Vs. Uruguay Showdown At Copa

News Americas, BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Fri. July 22, 2011: Paraguay will take on their South American neighbor Uruguay this Sunday for the 2011 Copa America cup and bragging rights.

The two face-off in the forty-third edition of Copa, comes after each eliminated their competitor in the semi-finals Wednesday to move on to the finale of the competition.

Paraguay eliminated Venezuela in a 5-3 penalty shootout in the semi-finals in Mendoza while Uruguay whipped Peru 2-0.

Uruguay is, however, seen as the stronger team going into this finals, especially since as the Paraguay side themselves admitted: “We arrive exhausted with almost no oxygen, with five or six injured and one suspended player.”

But the underdogs are still set to give it their best shot and as they said: “We are willing to fight with the best way.”

Meanwhile, Peru and Venezuela will play tomorrow, Saturday, July 23rd, at the in Ciudad de La Plata stadium to determine the third and fourth place winners.