Host, Brazil Defeat Peru To Win Copa America

Host nation, Brazil are the new champions of South America, after they defeated Peru 3-1 to win its first Copa America title since 2007 on Sunday.

Everton’s opener for Brazil, was equalised a minute before half-time when Paolo Guerrero scored from the penalty spot after Thiago Silva handled the ball.

The goal was the first Brazil had conceded in six games in the Copa América, but they retook the lead moments later after Gabriel Jesus scored a decisive goal and Richarlison’s late spot-kick sealed Brazil’s spot as winners of the South American title for the ninth time.

 

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