Brazil edges Chile, set to face Peru in Copa America semifinal Copa America 2021 Sports by Admin - July 3, 2021July 3, 20210 Brazil booked their place within the semifinals of the 2021 Copa America with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Chile within the quarterfinals of the match being held in Brazil. The Selecao will face Peru, who defeated Paraguay in a penalty shootout to guide their place within the semifinals. Chile have been in a position to welcome again star ahead Alexis Sanchez from his harm as he performed his first match within the Copa America. The Inter Milan man performed simply the primary 45 minutes of the encounter. Brazil’s Lucas Paqueta scored the lone objective within the recreation inside seconds of approaching as a halftime sub for Roberto Firmino. Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus picked up a pink card for a excessive kick after 48 minutes of the encounter. Brazil will face Peru within the semifinals of the match in a rematch of their group stage encounter which Brazil gained 4-0. Peru defeated Paraguay 4-3 on penalties after their match ended 3-3 on the finish of additional time. Gustavo Gomez opened the scoring for Paraguay earlier than equalising for Peru by scoring an personal objective 10 minutes later. Gianluca Lapadula gave Peru the lead simply earlier than halftime, and Junior Alonso pulled Paraguay again stage 5 minutes after the restart. Yoshimar Yotun gave Peru the lead with 10 minutes to go, and Gabriel Avalos scored within the last minute of the match to drive further time. Both groups completed with 10 males after Gustavo Gomez and Andre Carillo acquired despatched off.