Copa America 2019 Results: Brazil Champion After Defeating Peru

Brazil national team become Copa America 2019 champions after beating Peru 3-1 in the final match at the Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Monday (8/7).

The host Brazil won 2-1 ahead in the first round. Everton Soares opened the scoring for Tite’s Team in the 15th minute thanks to Gabriel Jesus’ cross. Peru had equalized through Paolo Guerrero penalty in the 44th minute. But Gabriel Jesus brought Brazil back 2-1 in the 45th minute + 3.

In the second half the Brazilian game was more flexible. The flow of the ball from foot to foot runs faster. A number of opportunities were also successfully created by Brazil to provide a danger alarm for Peru.

One of them through kicking right foot by Philippe Coutinho in the 51st minute. However, the speculation kick of the Barcelona player floated thin on the right side of the Peru goalkeeper.

In the second half Peru and Brazil both relied on quick counterattacks. But the difference is that Brazil plays shorter operands and is done from various lines, while Peru chooses to play hull operands when pressing the opponent’s defense.

Peru gained the number of players in the 70th minute after Gabriel Jesus was sent off by referee Roberto Tobar after receiving a second yellow card for a foul on Luis Advincula.

Peru’s advantage is to be used by increasing the intensity of attacks. In the 73rd minute, Miguel Trauco tried his luck to break into the Brazilian goal, but his shot could be blocked by goalkeeper Alisson Becker and only produced a corner.

One minute later it was Edison Flores’s turn to make a hard shot from outside the penalty box. But Flores’ left-footed shot was only sideways on the left side of the Brazilian goal.

Brazil deserves to thank Everton Soares. Because the action in the 86th minute the Selecao received a penalty from the referee. The acceleration of Soares in the Peru defense into the opponent’s penalty box forced defender Carlos Zambrano to foul.

However, to ensure that the incident was a violation, Referee Roberto Tobar revisited VAR before deciding a penalty for Brazil.

Richarlison who became the penalty kicker successfully completed his task in the 90th minute. Richarlison’s penalty kick to the left had been read by Galesse goalkeeper, but the ball rolled faster. Brazil emerged as the 2019 Copa America champion after a 3-1 win over Peru.

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