Yes, it is a bit of shocking news for Suarez and Cavani fans. Peru moved to the semi-final by defeating Uruguay! Can you believe that? A team like Uruguay which possesses a top-rated attacking and defensive sectors could face the defeat against Peru? Team Uruguay is the most successful team in the Copa America by winning the highest 15th titles of the tournament. And also in the ongoing season, they started the tournament as one of the most favourite teams. But their journey has ended. In the quarter-final, they faced the defeat against Peru!
Luis Suarez who is a key player in the Spanish giants Barcelona and also a top-rated forward in the recent World. He failed to score a goal by taking the first shot in the tie-breaker. But, no players of Peru made any mistake. Through the penalty shootout, Peru beat the fifteen times Copa America winner Uruguay and moved to the semi-final.
Earlier today, the 4th quarter-final in the Copa America 2019 took place between Uruguay and Peru at the Itaipava Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador. In the selected times, no teams found the net. So, they faced the penalty shootout. Through the way, Peru beat Uruguay by a 5 – 4 goals and confirmed their ticket into the semi-final. On the way to the final, Peru will face Chile in the semi-final where the last two times Copa America winner Chile confirmed the semi-final ticket by defeating Colombia. They also won by the tie-breaker.
In the first half, Uruguay dominated the ground as well as attacking sectors. In the 25th minute of the game, within a short time, the most successful team missed two good chances of scoring goals. The shot of Luis Suarez was stopped by the Peru goalkeeper successfully and later, Edinson Cavani took the wrong shot. In the tie-breaker, Barca forward Suarez took the first shot of Uruguay but Peru stopper Gallese stopped the first shot. Rest nine players found the net and so, Peru got the victory and promoted to the semi-final.
At the Arena do Gremio, Porto Alegre in the 3rd July 2019, Peru will face the two times Copa America winner Chile.