2019 Copa América Final

The 2019 Copa América Final was a final match of the 46th edition of Copa América tournament that took place on 7 July 2019 at the Estádio do Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to determine the winner of the 2019 Copa América.[2]

2019 Copa América Final
Estádio Maracanã 1.jpg
The Estádio do Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro hosted the final.
Event2019 Copa América
Date7 July 2019 (2019-07-07)
VenueEstádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro
Man of the MatchEverton (Brazil)[1]
RefereeRoberto Tobar (Chile)
Attendance69,968
2016
2021

The match featured Brazil, the tournament hosts and Peru, in which Brazil won the match 3-1 to clinch their ninth Copa América title and their first since 2007.[3][4]

BackgroundEdit

This edition was the fifth Copa América tournament hosted by the Brazil.[5] This final was the third of Peru in which they had been emerged as champions two times in their history. Their last championship (including worldwide tournaments) was won in 1975.[6][7] Meanwhile, it was Brazil's nineteenth final in Copa América in which they had emerged as champions eight times.[8] For the last time Brazil was crowned champions were in the 2007 Copa América which was hosted in Venezuela, after defeating Argentina by 3 goals to 0.[9][10][11]

These two sides had met each other before the final on their respective group stage match where Brazil defeated Perú on a big margin of 5-0.[12]

Route to the finalEdit

Brazil Round Peru
Opponents Result Group stage Opponents Result
  Bolivia 3–0 Match 1   Venezuela 0–0
  Venezuela 0–0 Match 2   Bolivia 3–1
  Peru 5–0 Match 3   Brazil 0–5
Group A winners
Pos Team Pld Pts
1   Brazil (H) 3 7
2   Venezuela 3 5
3   Peru 3 4
4   Bolivia 3 0
Source: CONMEBOL
(H) Host
Final standings Group A third place
Pos Team Pld Pts
1   Brazil (H) 3 7
2   Venezuela 3 5
3   Peru 3 4
4   Bolivia 3 0
Source: CONMEBOL
(H) Host
Opponents Result Knockout stage Opponents Result
  Paraguay 0–0 (4–3 p) Quarter-finals   Uruguay 0–0 (5–4 p)
  Argentina 2–0 Semi-finals   Chile 3–0

MatchEdit

SummaryEdit

Everton opened the score sheet for Brazil after 15 minutes from the kick-off with a low right footed volley from eight yards out after a Gabriel Jesus cross from the right. Peru were awarded a penalty after 44 minutes when the ball struck the hand of Thiago Silva, with Paolo Guerrero scoring with a low shot to the right corner of the net. Brazil went back in front a minute later with a shot to the left corner of the net from inside the penalty area from Gabriel Jesus. Gabriel Jesus was shown a red card after 70 minutes after picking up a second yellow for jumping into the back of Carlos Zambrano. Substitute Richarlison made it 3–1 in the 90th minute with a penalty, shooting low to the left corner after Everton was fouled by Carlos Zambrano.[13][14]

DetailsEdit

Brazil  3–1  Peru
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brazil
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Peru

Man of the Match:
Everton (Brazil)[1]

Assistant referees:[15]
Christian Schiemann (Chile)
Claudio Ríos (Chile)
Fourth official:
Alexis Herrera (Venezuela)
Video assistant referee:
Julio Bascuñán (Chile)
Assistant video assistant referees:
Nicolás Gallo (Colombia)
Alexander Guzmán (Colombia)

Match rules[16]

  • 90 minutes.
  • 30 minutes of extra time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Maximum of twelve named substitutes.
  • Maximum of three substitutions, with a fourth allowed in extra time.

StatisticsEdit

Overall[17]
Brazil Peru
Goals scored 3 1
Total shots 12 7
Shots on target 3 2
Ball possession 54% 46%
Fouls committed 25 21
Yellow cards 2 3
Red cards 1 0
Offsides 0 0
Corner kicks 3 4
Saves 1 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Man of the Match". copaamerica.com. CONMEBOL. Retrieved 29 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Copa America 2019: Hosts, draw, fixtures, results & everything you need to know". www.goal.com. 8 July 2019. Retrieved 21 November 2020.
  3. ^ "Brazil end Copa América drought with victory over Peru in final". The Guardian. 7 July 2019. Retrieved 21 November 2020.
  4. ^ "Brazil beat Peru to win first Copa America title since 2007". www.trtworld.com. 7 July 2019. Retrieved 21 November 2020.
  5. ^ "Brazil to host 2019 Copa America". ESPN. 8 June 2016. Retrieved 21 November 2020.
  6. ^ "Peru's brilliant Copa América run recalls 1975 and their finest hour". The Guardian. Retrieved 21 November 2020.
  7. ^ "Perú, campeón de la Copa América 1975". Peru.com. Retrieved 21 November 2020.
  8. ^ "Soccer: List of Copa America winners". Reuters. 8 July 2019. Retrieved 21 November 2020.
  9. ^ "Brazil victorious in Copa America". BBC Sport. 16 July 2007. Retrieved 21 November 2020.
  10. ^ "COPA AMERICA FINAL: Brazil 3, Argentina 0". The New York Times. 15 July 2007. Retrieved 21 November 2020.
  11. ^ "The bizarre Brazil team that beat Argentina 3-0 in the 2007 Copa America final". www.givemesport.com. 7 July 2019. Retrieved 21 November 2020.
  12. ^ "Brazil crush Peru 5-0 to reach Copa America last eight". Reuters. 23 June 2019. Retrieved 21 November 2020.
  13. ^ "2019 Copa America Final - Brazil 3-1 Peru - Match Report". Bein Sports. 8 July 2019. Retrieved 21 November 2020.
  14. ^ "Copa America 2019: Brazil beat Peru 3:1 to win first title in 12 years". BBC Sport. 7 July 2019. Retrieved 21 November 2020.
  15. ^ "Designación de árbitros" (PDF) (in Spanish).
  16. ^ "CONMEBOL Copa América Brasil 2019: Reglamento" [CONMEBOL Copa América Brazil 2019: Regulations] (PDF) (in Spanish). CONMEBOL. 26 April 2019. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2 May 2019. Retrieved 29 April 2019.
  17. ^ "Brazil vs Peru - Football Match Stats - July 7, 2019 - ESPN".

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