Copa America 2021: The Monday recap


Monday, July 5
Brazil 1 Peru 0 (Goal:Paqueta 35)

Neymar  tricked past three defenders to set up Lucas Paqueta's gamewinner in Brazil's 1-0 semifinal win over Peru. Brazil, aiming to win its 10th Copa America and second straight, will face the winner of Tuesday's Colombia-Argentina semifinal.

“I want Argentina in the final," said Neymar. "I am cheering for them because I have many friends there. In the final, Brazil will win.”


13. Brazil is now undefeated in 13 straight games. The streak includes a dozen wins and one tie, with Ecuador in Copa America group play.

Orlando City goalkeeper Pedro Gallese, who made seven saves including close-range stops on Neymar and Richarlison, and NYCFC defender Alexander Callens started for Peru. San Jose defender Marcos Johan López  came on for Peru at halftime and was yellow-carded in the 90th minute.

Paqueta also scored in Brazil's 1-0 quarterfinal win over Chile.
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Tuesday, July 6
9 pm ET Colombia-Argentina, FS1, Univision, TUDN

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