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.
|Event||2019 Copa América|
|Date||7 July 2019|
|Venue||Estádio do Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro|
|Man of the Match||Everton (Brazil)|
|Referee||Roberto Tobar (Chile)|
This edition was the fifth Copa América tournament hosted by the Brazil. 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. Meanwhile, it was Brazil's nineteenth final in Copa América in which they had emerged as champions eight times. 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.
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.
Route to the finalEdit
|Group A winners
|Final standings||Group A third place
|Paraguay||0–0 (4–3 p)||Quarter-finals||Uruguay||0–0 (5–4 p)|
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.
|Shots on target||3||2|
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