Copa America: Colombia beat Peru to keep its third position

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Colombia beat Peru to keep its third position


Colombia finished third in Copa America. Colombia beat Peru 3-2 in the third-place match on Saturday morning.

Luis Diaz scored two goals in Colombia’s victory.┬áColombia won after Diaz scored the decisive goal in injury time.

The two teams that lost in the semi-finals have played for third place. Peru lost to Brazil and Colombia lost to Argentina in the semifinals.

Peru had earlier taken the lead in the game in Brasilia. Yasimar Yotun scored in the injury time of the first half to give Peru the lead.

But the lead did not last long. Colombia equalized early in the second half. Juan Cuadrado equalized in the 49th minute. Luis Diaz scored in the 66th minute to give Colombia the lead. But in the 82nd minute, Peru’s Gianluca Lapadula equalized with a goal.

Despite a 90-minute draw, Diaz scored the decisive goal in the fourth minute of injury time to give Colombia the lead.

Now the final game will be between the home team Brazil and Argentina on Sunday morning.

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