Hosts Brazil beat Peru 1-0 in the Copa America semi-finals in Hungarian time in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday morning, to qualify for the finals, where its rival will be the Argentine winner. The Battle of Columbia.
|Goal scorer Lucas Paqueta (left) and prep Neymar celebrate the Brazilian goal (Photo: AFP)|
Brazil, as in the quarter-final against Chile, won 1-0 this time, and even the top scorer was Lucas Paqueta, the 23-year-old Olympique Lyonnais midfielder. In the first half, Neymar played with great happiness for the home team, preparing after a beautiful singles match before the winning goal.
The Brazilians reached the second Copa America final in the series. In the last tournament, in 2019, they won a gold medal on their home ground. Neymar missed the Copa Cup due to injury. The Brazilian star of Paris Saint-Germain has not won a continental battle with his team at all.
Looking at the last 11 Copas, Brazil reached the finals for the seventh time. The last time Selecao lost the World Cup finals was in 1995 and has since won five gold medals at the Copa America. As a director, he won the championship five times.
Colombia or Argentina will be Naimarek’s opponent in the final.
Copa America, Brazil
Brazil – Peru 1-0 (Paquita 35.)
In the other branch
Wednesday, 3.00: Argentina – Colombia, Brazil (TV: Arena4)