Diaz gives 3rd place to Colombia

Colombia won the Copa America third-place game by beating Peru 3-2, thanks to a brace from Luis Diaz, who gave his side the victory in stoppage time on Friday in Brasilia.

Yotun had yet opened the scoring for the Peruvians just before the break, following a magnificent collective action. Cuadrado equalized early in the second half, before giving an assist for Luis Diaz’s opening goal of two goals.

Unhappy finalists of the last edition against Brazil, Peru rebelled ten minutes from time, with a goal from Lapadula, but Diaz spared the Colombians a risky shootout by scoring at the very end of the match. match with a superb curling shot, after a one-two with Muriel.

With this double, Diaz, a 24-year-old winger who plays for FC Porto, rose to the top of the Copa America scorers’ standings, with four goals, tied with Argentina’s Lionel Messi.

The grand final between Brazil and Argentina will take place on Saturday evening (2 a.m. Sunday French time, on the L’Equipe channel) at the legendary Maracana stadium, which will be exceptionally authorized to receive the public, with a 10% gauge.

The summary of the match:

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