Brazil Vs. Peru Copa America 2016 Live Score Updates, Highlights, Analysis


FOXBORO, Mass. — Brazil and Peru resume their 2016 Copa America campaigns Sunday night at Gillette Stadium with an important Group B matchup.

It’s the final group stage game for both teams, and a win for either side would clinch qualification to the quarterfinals. Brazil and Peru enter Sunday with four points apiece after a win and a draw in their first two games.

Team USA will play the runner-up of this group — which also includes Ecuador and Haiti — in the quarterfinals.

Brazil manager Dunga hasn’t brought his A-team to this tournament, but the squad still features ultra-talented players such as defender Dani Alves (of FC Barcelona) and midfielder Philippe Coutinho (of Liverpool FC).

Keep it here for score updates, highlights and analysis from Brazil vs. Peru.

FINAL, 1-0 Peru

Peru eliminates Brazil from Copa America and advances to the quarterfinal.

90th minute, 1-0 Peru: Wow, Brazil’s Elias was all alone in front of the goal and deflected the ball right at the Peru goalkeeper. A golden chance wasted.

90th minute, 1-0 Peru: We’ll have six minutes of stoppage time.

89th minute, 1-0 Peru: Brazil’s Renato Augusto is given a yellow card for a harsh tackle.

88th minute, 1-0 Peru: Brazil takes a shot from 40 yards off a corner, but the ball takes a deflection and right into the hands of Peru’s goalkeeper.

85th minute, 1-0 Peru: Philippe Coutinho leaps as high as he can to connect on a header in the box, but the cross sails just over him and Peru clears.

84th minute, 1-0 Peru: Here’s replay of Peru’s goal that shouldn’t have stood.

82nd minute, 1-0 Peru: Unsurprisingly, Brazil has upped its intensity needing a goal to avoid elimination.

79th minute, 1-0 Peru: After taking a few minutes to make a call, Peru has been awarded a goal.

Replay shows it was a blatant handball. Tough break for Brazil, who would be eliminated from the tournament if this score holds.

76th minute, 0-0: Peru scored but the assistant referee believes it was played with a hand.

72nd minute, 0-0: Brazil’s Lucas Lima is given the first yellow card of the game for a poor challenge.

Also, Hulk has replaced Gabriel up front for Brazil.

64th minute, 0-0: Dani Alves crosses into the penalty box, where Renato Augusto chests the ball down to Gabriel, whose powerful one-timer is shot right at the Peru goalkeeper. It was the best chance for either team in the second half so far.

Also, a Peru sub: Raul Ruidiaz replaces Edison Flores.

59th minute, 0-0: Peru has been the better team to start the second half. It is enjoying more possession than the first half and has looked like the more threatening side.

54th minute, 0-0: Peru is awarded a free kick about five yards to the right of the edge of the penalty box, but the attempt sails over all players and out for a goal kick.

48th minute, 0-0: Peru earned a free kick from 20 yards out, to the left of Brazil’s goal. Peru nearly scored, but the shot toward the top left corner was saved brilliantly by Brazil goalkeeper Alisson Becker.

46th minute, 0-0: The second half has begun.

Halftime, 0-0

45th minute, 0-0: We’ll have two minutes of stoppage time.

44th minute, 0-0: Peru has a penalty shot denied by the referee.

41st minute, 0-0: Gabriel’s shot from the edge of the 18-yard line is saved out of bounds for another Brazil corner kick.

37th minute, 0-0: Filipe Luis sends a low-driven cross along the six-yard line, and Willian shoots his one-timer over the crossbar. By far the best chance for Brazil so far.

27th minute, 0-0: A shot from Gabriel from about 15 yards is kept out by a diving save. Brazil is creating constant pressure in the attacking third of the field.

25th minute, 0-0: Another Brazilian is taken down in the box, this time Lucas Lima. No penalty is given. This referee is letting plenty of contact go, so let’s hope he’s consistent throughout the match.

18th minute, 0-0: Philippe Coutinho intercepts a pass and is stood up just inside the box, falls to the ground and no penalty is called — to the amazement of the Brazil fans in attendance.

12th minute, 0-0: Brazil defender Filipe Luis takes a shot from about 30 yards out, but it’s stopped by a diving save from the Peru goalkeeper.

11th minute, 0-0: Gabriel is played into the box with a nice pass, but the Peru goalkeeper beats him to the ball. The Brazilians are dominating possession thus far.

5th minute, 0-0: Brazil’s Dani Alves is shoved in the box but the appeals for a penalty go unheard by the referee, who awards a corner kick.

1st minute, 0-0: We’re finally underway.

8:45 p.m.: Kickoff time was pushed back, but the teams have come on to the field for the introductions.

8:15 p.m.: Here is Peru’s starting lineup.

8:04 p.m.: Brazil has come on to the field for pregame warmups and drills.

7:47 p.m.: Brazil’s starting lineup is listed below.

7:40 p.m.: One of Brazil’s best players is celebrating a birthday today.

7:20 p.m.: We should know the starting lineups for both teams pretty soon.

7:05 p.m. ET: The field is being watered as fans begin to arrive at Gillette. There’s a very large amount of Brazilian fans tailgating outside the stadium. Expect a tremendous atmosphere at kickoff.

Thumbnail photo via Winslow Townson/USA TODAY Sports Images

Thumbnail photo via Jun 12, 2016; Foxborough, MA, USA; Brazil midfielder Lucas Lima (10) and Peru midfielder Christian Cueva (10) battle for the ball during the first half of the group play stage of the 2016 Copa America Centenario at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports
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