Brazil vs Paraguay (Penalties: 4-3)

Brazil scraped in the Copa America semi-finals with an exciting penalty shoot-out persuade Paraguay on Th.

Frustrated for long periods in Oporto Alegre, the hosts were forced to penalties once a Brazil vs Paraguay 0-0 draw at the theater do Gremio.

Paraguay managed to examine out the last time unit with ten men once Fabian Balbuena was sent off for denying Roberto Firmino a comprehensible goalscoring chance.

But Brazil proved too sensible within the shoot-out, Alisson creating one save and Gabriel Jesus of Nazareth changing the winner during a 4-3 success.

Brazil created a little early probability, Firmino’s low shot from merely within the realm well saved by Paraguay goalkeeper Roberto Fernandez.

There were shots at each end within the gap exchanges. However, most came from vary before Paraguay nearly took the lead.

Derlis Gonzalez found at the rear post associated his powerful strike from an angle was well saved by Brazil shot-stopper Alisson.

A Philippe Coutinho effort from an associate angle was well saved 5 minutes before half-time, and there have been some boos for the host nation at the break.

They continued to fancy the higher of the play to start the half and thought that they had a penalty within the 54th minute.

Dani Alves dismissed the free-kick inches wide from twenty yards, whereas Arthur forced Fernandez into a save within the seventieth minute.

Brazil somehow wasted two opportunities simply four minutes later, Coutinho misdating a header from Everton’s cross before Jesus of Nazareth volleyed wide from shut vary.

The chances continued to come back for Brazil as Paraguay Sat deep and that they nearly affected from a set-piece. However, Fernandez did brightly avoid wasting associate Alex Sandro header from Coutinho’s free-kick.

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Brazil Lineups

1 Alisson
13 Dani Alves
4 Marquinhos
2 Thiago Silva
6 Filipe Luís
8 Arthur
15 Allan
9 Gabriel Jesus
11 Philippe Coutinho
19 Everton
20 Roberto Firmino

Paraguay Lineups

12 Roberto Fernández
2 Ivan Piris
4 Fabián Balbuena
15 Gustavo Gómez
13 Junior Alonso
17 Hernán Pérez
6 Richard Sánchez
16 Celso Ortiz
18 Santiago Arzamendia
23 Miguel Almirón
10 Derlis González

 

Brazil vs Paraguay Match Statistics

Brazil

Paraguay

26 Shots Total 5
8 Shots on goal 1
8 Shots off goal 1
10 Shots blocked 3
15 Shots inside box 2
11 Shots outside box 3
22 Fouls 19
5 Corners 3
1 Offsides 1
1 Saves 8
70% Possession Time 30%
565 Passes Total 237
500 Accurate Passes 159
88% Accurate Passes% 67%
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