Chile Vs. Bolivia Copa America 2016 Live Score Updates, Highlights, Analysis

by NESN Staff

June 10, 2016

FOXBORO, Mass. — Copa America 2016 has come to Gillette Stadium, where Chile will take on Bolivia on Friday night in a Group D game on Matchday 8.

It’s an important game because both teams lost their first group stage match and need a win to have a good shot at reaching the knockout stage. On June 6, Chile lost 2-1 to an ultra-talented Argentina side, while Bolivia fell by the same score to Panama.

Chile, which features a very good squad highlighted by Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez and Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal, is favored to beat Bolivia.

Keep it right here for live score updates, analysis and highlights from Chile vs. Bolivia.

FINAL, 2-1 Chile

90th minute, 2-1 Chile: Bolivia darts into the box and a shot is sent just wide of the right post. So close.

90th minute, 2-1 Chile: Arturo Vidal scores from the spot, giving Chile an almost-certain win deep into stoppage time.

90th minute, 1-1: Penalty kick! A handball has been called and Chile have a chance to win.

90th minute, 1-1: We’ll have eight minutes of stoppage time.

90th minute, 1-1: Ronald Eguino has been taken off the field on a stretcher.

89th minute, 1-1: A nasty collision leaves Bolivia’s Ronald Eguino on the ground in pain. He came over to defend Eduardo Vargas’ bicycle kick and caught a foot right in the face.

87th minute, 1-1: A shot, a deflection and another goal-line save by an outfield player saves Bolivia again! Chile is unlucky not to be in front.

84th minute, 1-1: Back-to-back corners produce nothing for Chile.

82nd minute, 1-1: Walter Veizaga replaces Yasmani Duk for Bolivia.

79th minute, 1-1: Chile’s Pablo Hernandez receives a yellow card.

78th minute, 1-1: Jhasmani Campos received a yellow card for a rough challenge about 23 yards from goal, giving Chile a free kick.

73rd minute, 1-1: A dangerous cross comes into the box and the ball takes a deflection and sales just wide of the left post. Chile came very close to a go-ahead goal.

71st minute, 1-1: The free kick is stopped by a sensational save from the Bolivian goalkeeper, who also saved the rebound attempt.

70th minute, 1-1: Alexis Sanchez is fouled at the edge of the penalty area away from the ball. Chile has a free kick from a dangerous distance.

67th minute, 1-1: Another sub for Chile.

60th minute, 1-1: Bolivia has equalized with a sensational free kick goal by Jhasmani Campos. It was an exquisite strike.

58th minute, 1-0 Chile: Eduardo Vargas has come on as a substitute for Chile, replacing Mauricio Pinilla.

Another sub for Bolivia, too.

55th minute, 1-0 Chile: Alexis Sanchez appeared to be tripped in the box but the referee does not award a penalty. The Chile fans were furious at the call.

53rd minute, 1-0 Chile: Bolivia is making its first substitution. Juan Carlos Arce has been replaced by Rodrigo Ramallo.

52nd minute, 1-0 Chile: Mauricio Pinilla’s bicycle kick effort sales wide of the net, drawing a reaction from the thousands of Chile fans in the stadium.

46th minute, 1-0 Chile: Arturo Vidal scores the game’s first goal from the penalty spot area off a cross from Mauricio Pinilla.

End of first half, 0-0

45th minute, 0-0: We will have three minutes of stoppage time added to the first half.

39th minute, 0-0: Edward Zenteno makes a great leg save on the goal line after the Bolivian goalkeeper came out to clear a cross and was left in no man’s land. Zenteno is down on the turf with an apparent injury.

36th minute, 0-0: Pablo Hernandez hits a laser toward the net from just above the 18-yard line and it hooks just wide of the top left corner. It was Chile’s best chance of the match.

35th minute, 0-0: Bolivia earns its first corner, but Chile safely clears away the danger.

32nd minute, 0-0: Mauricio Pinilla’s volley off an Alexis Sanchez cross from the edge of the penalty area sails over the net. Another decent chance for Chile, who still are dominating the ball.

23rd minute, 0-0: Alexis Sanchez appeals for a handball after his cross inside the penalty area is deflected down, but no call is given and the Bolivian goalkeeper corralled the ball.

19th minute, 0-0: Chile is enjoying the majority of possession but it hasn’t produced any Grade A chances thus far.

10th minute, 0-0: Alexis Sanchez sends a dangerous ball into the box but it’s cleared away for a Chile corner, which didn’t produce anything.

7th minute, 0-0: Bolivia gives away a free kick 10 yards from the edge of the penalty box after a reckless challenge. Mauricio Pinilla connected on a header off the set piece but the ball sailed over the bar and out of play.

6th minute, 0-0: Yasmani Duk is played in for a breakaway but he’s correctly ruled offside.

4th minute, 0-0: Alexis Sanchez makes a quick turn upon receiving a pass and is brought down harshly by Bolivia’s Ronald Eguino, who earned a yellow card for the challenge.

1st minute, 0-0: We’re off!

7:05 p.m.: Starting lineups below.

6:50 p.m. ET: The U.S. national anthem has been sung and we’re just a few minutes from kickoff.

Thumbnail photo via Kelley L Cox/USA TODAY Sports Images

Thumbnail photo via Jun 6, 2016; Santa Clara, CA, USA; Argentina defender Nicolas Otamendi (17) slides tackles Chile forward Alexis Sanchez (7) during the first half during the group play stage of the 2016 Copa America Centenario at Levi's Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
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