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Copa America: Brazil and Peru are the first semifinals

The Brazilians, who returned to Neymar, beat Chile without any problems. In Rio de Janeiro, only Lucas Pocket scored in the 46th minute. Two minutes later Gabriel Jesus saw the red card. Despite their weakness, “Canerinhos” can take the lead and enjoy being elevated to the semifinals against Peru.

Alexis Sanchez, previously injured, appeared on the team from Chile. However, the team’s biggest star was not able to lead the team to victory. Chile – after a bad start to the tournament – have nothing to be ashamed of now. The quarter-final match was equal and the goal scored by Eduardo Vargas was canceled only after VAR analysis.

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Peru will be another contender for Brazil, a repeat of the final two years ago. Not without big problems, because it was only after penalties that it defeated Paraguay. After regulation time and overtime there was a balance of 3: 3.

Can enjoy the crowd, there were some twists and turns in it. Gustavo Gomez introduced the most “confusion”. The Paraguayan defender led the team in the 11th minute, scoring his own goal ten minutes later and was sent off in the first half for an injury. However, Peru ended the match on the jackpot as Andre Carrillo was sent to the dressing room in the 85th minute.

Just weeks before the start of Copa America, the tournament lost its hosts. Initially, the event was to take place in Colombia and Argentina. In the first of these countries, bloody struggles against the government have been going on for weeks, while the second wave of the Govt-19 epidemic has come to Argentina and it is impossible to play in matches. All meetings in Brazil take place without the participation of the public, but there are still epidemics, mainly among volunteers.

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In Saturday’s matches of the 1/4 final, Ecuador will face Argentina and Colombia will face Uruguay. Venezuela and Bolivia were expelled after the group stage. The final will take place on July 10 in Maracana, Rio de Janeiro.

1/4 Final Results:

Peru – Paraguay 3: 3 After extra time (3: 3, 2: 1), penalty 4-3

Framki: Gustavo Gomez (21-Samop.), Gianluca Lapadula (40), Yoshimer Yottun (80) – Gustavo Gomez (11), Jr. Alonso (54), Gabriel Avalos (90)

Red Card: Andre Carrillo (85) – Gustavo Gomez (45 + 3)

Brazil – Chile 1: 0 (0: 0)

Bramca: Lucas Bucketta (46)

Red Card: Gabriel Jesus (48)