Bolivia beat Peru 3-0 in South American qualifiers

Other News Materials 12 October 2008 03:00 (UTC +04:00)

Bolivia defeated Peru 3-0 Saturday in the South American qualifiers for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, reported dpa.

At an altitude of 3,600 metres in La Paz, Joaquin Botero scored twice, in the 4th and the 16th minutes, and Ronald Garcia added a third goal 10 minutes before the end of the game.

The result left Peru bottom of the qualifiers' table with seven points in nine games, while Bolivia are on eight. Venezuela also have eight points, but they have a game in hand, at home Sunday against Brazil.

Later Saturday, Argentina were hosting Uruguay and qualifiers leader Paraguay were playing Colombia in Bogota. Sunday features the games Venezuela-Brazil and Ecuador-Chile.