Brazil have been made to work because the reached the Copa America last with a 1-0 win in opposition to Peru on Monday night time in Rio.
The 2 sides each had their probabilities within the opening half-hour, but it surely was Brazil that took the lead when some fancy footwork from Neymar allowed him to flee three defenders and lay the ball off for a nice first-time end from Lucas Paqueta.
Brazil, who’ve by no means misplaced a Copa America on residence soil and have gained each match up to now on this 12 months’s version, missed an opportunity to double their lead earlier than the break and went into the dressing room up 1-0.
Peru had a fantastic likelihood to attract stage because the second half started, however Manchester Metropolis goalkeeper Ederson did effectively to parry away a goalbound shot from Gianluca Lapadula to take care of Brazil’s lead.
Brazil will now await the winner of Tuesday’s match between Argentina and Colombia within the different semifinal to find out who they are going to face within the last on the Maracana.