In the finals of the Copa America, Peru falls to Brazil 3-1, who went on to win their ninth Copa America title
Sunday, July 7, 2019 ((rezonodwes.com)) – One year after bitter defeat to Belgium 2-1 at the 2018 World Cup in the quarterfinals, Brazil rocked the legendary Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday afternoon, beating in the final match of Copa America, Peru by 3 goals to 1.
The Peruvian selection that sought its third title in the history of this continental tournament, ran up against the wall of the Brazilian defense that wants to retain any advantage. Especially to be at home.
The five-time world champion won the competition thanks to goals from Everton, Gabriel Jesus and Richarlison with penalties respectively at the 15th, 45th and 90th minutes of play. Paolo Guerrero scored a penalty for Peru in the 44th minute.
Recall that the Selacao ended the Sunday afternoon game with 10 players because of the expulsion of Gabriel Jesus in the 70th minute for a double yellow card.