The road to Copa America 2019 stops in the quarterfinals for Uruguay and Barcelona Luis Suárez thanks to the historic victory of Peru on penalties after a draw 0-0 in regular time. The Celestial he had three goals banned and created a lot of opportunities to win, but he could not find the back side of the net. Luis Suárez then missed the key punishment, and the Peruvians entered the semifinals to face Arturo Vidal and Chile.
Wow. Just wow.
THE FIRST SENTENCE
Unlike their match against Brazil at the end of the group stage, Peru in the first half looked much more solid, holding the ball well and not making bad mistakes in the background, and thanks to the team from Uruguay who again had problems with the tie. making were avoiding early fall and they always looked like a threat when Cueva and Guerrero came to the ball.
Despite the Peruvian possession and solid all-around game, Uruguay had all the best chances, while Cavani missed two in front of goalkeeper and De Arrascaeta banned a goal off. Celeste It was dangerous as usual on sets, but neither Godín nor Giménez could find the last part of the net.
At half-time well organized Peru gave Uruguayan trouble, but Celeste he still looked more often in the second half.
In the second half, Uruguay dominated while Peru felt they had a real shot at the penalties and decided to sit down and survive. Celeste found a lot of bodies in front of the box and struggled to find their strikers, but they still hit: Cavani with a nice chip on the goalkeeper, and Suárez with the curse ends inside a box of six yards.
The bad news for Uruguay is that both players were off at goals, and the assistant rightfully rejected and confirmed VAR. Uruguay was still trying to find the winner with sets and long throws, but it was unsuccessful and we had a third quarterfinal match-fixing decision.
Luis Suárez started with a terrible blow that saved Gallese, and despite the fact that his other teammates made all their fines, five Peruvian players won fantastic places and withdrew the biggest turmoil in the tournament.
Uruguay: Muslera; Gonzalez, Giménez, Godín, Cáceres; Nández (Torreira), Bentancur, Valverde (Stuani), Arrascaeta; Cavani, Suárez
Peru: Gallese; Advíncula, Zambrano, Abram, Trauco; Tapia, Yotún; Carillo (Gonzalez), Cueva (Ruidíaz), Flores; Guerrero
penalties: Uruguay 4 (Cavani, Stuani, Bentancur, Torreira), Peru 5 (Guerrero, Ruidíaz, Yotún, Advíncula, Flores)