This is not a game likely to cause either team great anxiety. The soccer rivalry between Peru and Jamaica can be exhaustively covered by a single Tweet:
Jamaica's Head to Head Record vs Peru:— Official J.F.F (@ItsTheJFF) June 10, 2017
Jamaica 1-1 Peru - 2006
Jamaica 1-2 Peru - 2010 https://t.co/u05LKRfHBk
Still, for both sides it is a chance to test ideas for more significant matches ahead. And for Jamaica those matches are the Caribbean Cup - coming up toward the end of June - and July's Gold Cup.
Reggae Boyz head coach Theodore Whitmore has brought a 20-man squad to Peru, relatively evenly split between players based in Jamaica and those currently playing in the USA.
Since Caribbean Cup is being played outside the official FIFA windows for international matches, that tournament is expected to be contested by a somewhat lightweight Jamaica team - mostly players attached to Jamaican clubs or (perhaps) out of contract. But Whitmore knows the domestic player pool well, and selections like 36-year-old forward Jermaine Johnson - back in Jamaica after a long career in England (and a brief stint with Indy Eleven in the USA) - are a reminder that the Red Stripe Premier League isn't just a nursery for emerging talent.
Still, it is a somewhat inexperienced squad at the international level that Whitmore has named for this match. Only seven players might reasonably be described as seasoned national-teamers: 'keepers Andre Blake and Ryan Thompson; defenders Alvas Powell, Jermaine Taylor, and Kemar Lawrence; midfielder Je-Vaughn Watson and the aforementioned Johnson (who has more than 70 caps for Jamaica).
The team is outclassed on paper by a Peru roster that includes several players based in Europe, Brazil, and Mexico, but Whitmore will be looking ahead to his side's summer tournaments and looking to hasten the development of emerging Reggae Boyz - particularly up front. Jamaica has been kept scoreless in seven of its last 12 internationals: the need for goals is obvious and increasingly urgent, since the team doubtless wants to do well at Caribbean Cup and Gold Cup this summer.
The Reggae Boyz don't need to win this game, but a goal would go a long way to assuring the team's fans that Whitmore is making progress toward addressing Jamaica's attacking woes.
Per livesoccertv.com, this match is only being broadcast by CMD in Peru, so Twitter would seem the best option for those hoping to keep an eye on the score.