2019 Copa América Final

The 2019 Copa América Final was a football match 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.

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
2020

The match featured Brazil, the tournament hosts, and Peru, in which Brazil won the final 3–1 for their ninth Copa América title, and their first since 2007.[2][3][4]

BackgroundEdit

This edition was the fifth hosted by the Brazil. This match marks the third time Peru reached the final of which two times have been winners. Their last championship (including worldwide tournaments) was won in 1975.[5][6][7][8][9] Meanwhile, it is Brazil's nineteenth final, of which eight times have been winners. The last final that Brazil won was in the 2007 hosted in Venezuela, after defeating Argentina by 3 goals to 0.[2][3][4]

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 scoring for Brazil after 15 minutes 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.[10] 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.[11]

DetailsEdit

Brazil  3–1  Peru
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Brazil
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Peru
GK 1 Alisson
RB 13 Dani Alves (c)
CB 4 Marquinhos
CB 2 Thiago Silva   53'
LB 12 Alex Sandro
CM 8 Arthur
CM 5 Casemiro
RW 9 Gabriel Jesus   30'   70'
AM 11 Philippe Coutinho   77'
LW 19 Everton   90+3'
CF 20 Roberto Firmino   75'
Substitutions:
FW 21 Richarlison   90+1'   75'
DF 14 Éder Militão   77'
MF 15 Allan   90+3'
Manager:
Tite
 
GK 1 Pedro Gallese
RB 17 Luis Advíncula   84'
CB 15 Carlos Zambrano   68'
CB 2 Luis Abram
LB 6 Miguel Trauco
CM 13 Renato Tapia   49'   82'
CM 19 Yoshimar Yotún   78'
RW 20 Edison Flores
AM 8 Christian Cueva
LW 18 André Carrillo   86'
CF 9 Paolo Guerrero (c)
Substitutions:
FW 11 Raúl Ruidíaz   78'
MF 23 Christofer Gonzáles   82'
FW 14 Andy Polo   86'
Manager:
  Ricardo Gareca

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

Assistant referees:[12]
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[13]

  • 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[14]
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. ^ a b "Brazil end Copa América drought with victory over Peru in final". theguardian.com. Guardian News & Media Limited. 7 July 2019. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
  3. ^ a b "En 2007, Brasil le ganó a Argentina la Copa América. | Goal.com". www.goal.com (in Spanish). 2007.
  4. ^ a b Comunicaciones, Compañia Chilena de (15 July 2007). "Brasil destrozó el favoritismo argentino y se coronó bicampeón de América". alairelibre.cl (in Spanish). Retrieved 15 July 2007.
  5. ^ "CONMEBOL y Comité Organizador Local definen calendario de la CONMEBOL Copa América Brasil 2019" [CONMEBOL and Local Organizing Committee define the calendar of the CONMEBOL Copa América Brazil 2019] (in Spanish). CONMEBOL.com. 18 December 2018. Retrieved 18 December 2018.
  6. ^ "Firmino and Jesus strike as Brazil sink Argentina in Copa América semi-final". Guardian. 2 July 2019. Retrieved 3 July 2019.
  7. ^ "Peru set up Brazil clash in Copa América final after resounding win over Chile". Guardian. 4 July 2019. Retrieved 4 July 2019.
  8. ^ Peru.com (3 February 2016). "Perú, campeón de la Copa América 1975". Perú.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 3 February 2016.
  9. ^ Elcomercio.pe, Redacción (10 October 2015). "Copa América 1975: el gol de Sotil que le dio título a Perú". El Comercio (in Spanish). Retrieved 10 October 2015.
  10. ^ "Brazil 3 Peru 1: as it happened". Guardian. 7 July 2019. Retrieved 16 August 2019.
  11. ^ "Brazil 3 Peru 1". BBC Sport. 7 July 2019. Retrieved 16 August 2019.
  12. ^ "Designación de árbitros" (PDF) (in Spanish).
  13. ^ "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.
  14. ^ "Brazil vs Peru - Football Match Stats - July 7, 2019 - ESPN".

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