Peru defeats Chile to face Brazil in Copa America final

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The action takes place at the Estadio do Maracana in Rio de Janeiro, where Brazil takes on Peru in the final of the 2019 Copa America. They are offering 11/10 on under 1.5 goals in the first half, under 2.5 goals in the second half and either side to win. "That's something very unique to our team".

The Copa America was probably Lionel Messi's last chance to win anything with his country. "We deserve a lot of credit for that".

Peru had not won this tournament since 1975 and they bounced back quickly with an equaliser a minute before halftime when Paolo Guerrero scored from the penalty spot after Thiago Silva was adjudged to have handled the ball. 'We're in the right conditions to tackle this kind of match, he said.

The result will also raise further questions about its so-called golden generation, which failed to qualify for last year's FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation. Nobody is injured for the side Chile and the key players of the team are Alexis Sanchez, Eduardo Vargas, and Charles Aranguiz.

"Those were boos for Argentina, not for me", he said after the match.

"When this team tries to create things, when it focuses and when it really wants something, it gets the job done", he added.

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"We got some very hard results and now we are in the final we're very happy". "We were fully focused from the start".

Edison Flores opened the scoring with a left-foot volley as he responded to a flick from Andre Carrillo to put Peru ahead by 1-0.

Guerrero sealed the victory in stoppage time to become the Copa América's all-time leading scorer among active players with 13 goals. But after the heavy defeat to Brazil Peru picked itself up in style, eliminating favorites Uruguay on penalties and crushing defending champions and archrivals Chile 3-0 in the semifinals.

Brazil took the lead in the first half before Peru leveled through a penalty before the break.

Brazil has knocked Argentina out of the CONMEBOL Copa America the last five times they have played; the previous occasions had been in the quarterfinals of 1995 and 1999, and in the finals of 2004 and 2007.

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