Shock for Brazil in Copa America semifinals

In a dramatic Copa America quarterfinal match, Uruguay defeated Brazil 4-2 on penalties after a 0-0 draw in regular time to advance to the semifinals.

Publication: 07.07.2024 - 11:25
Shock for Brazil in Copa America semifinals
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Uruguay faced Brazil in the quarterfinal match held at Allegiant Stadium.

The first 45 minutes of the game ended in a goalless draw.

In the second half, Uruguay's Nahitan Nandez received a red card after a VAR review for a harsh tackle on Rodrygo, leaving Uruguay with 10 men. However, Brazil failed to capitalize on this advantage, and the match went into extra time.

With no goals scored in extra time, the match proceeded to a penalty shootout. Uruguay triumphed 4-2 on penalties, securing their spot in the Copa America semifinals where they will face Colombia.


The Copa America semifinal matches are scheduled for July 10-11.

The match-ups are as follows:

July 10, Wednesday: Argentina vs. Canada at 03:00 TSI

July 11, Thursday: Uruguay vs. Colombia at 03:00 TSI