Copa America: Uruguay vs Brazil | Highlights

The Samba boys of Brazil ended their quest at the ongoing 2024 Copa America on a disappointing note after their quarter-final defeat in the game vs Uruguay.

Uruguay won the match in a penalty shootout to advance to the Copa America semi-fnals in the United States, after the game ended goalless on Saturday, July 7, 2024.

Brazil vs Uruguay always comes with a lot of talking points, this latest encounter saw La Celeste finish the 90 minutes with ten players due to Nahitan Nández’s red card in the 74th minute, after VAR called Argentine referee Darío Herrera to review a foul by the Uruguayan on Brazil’s Rodrygo, initially given a yellow card.

Éder Militão and Douglas Luiz missed their penalties for Brazil, while Fede Valverde, Rodrigo Bentancur, Giorgian de Arrascaeta, and Manuel Ugarte scored for La Celeste, with José María Giménez being the only one to miss.

This result will validate the complains that some of Brazil’s ex-internationals concerning the performance of how these current set of players have failed to live up to expectations whenever they play for the Brazil.

Copa America: Who will Uruguay face in the semifinals?

Uruguay beat Brazil 4-2 on penalties on Saturday in the Copa America 2024 quarterfinals at the Allegiant Stadium in Nevada, Las Vegas to advance into the semifinals. They will face Colombia in the semi-finals who secured a 5-0 victory over Panama. The other semi-final game will be played between Argentina and Canada.

The semi-final fixtures will be played on July 10 and July 11, 2024 respectively.

Copa America: Brazil vs Uruguay ( Match Highlights)

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