Neymar He was caught trying to invent a penalty in favor of Brazil against the Peruvian team this Thursday for the second day of group B of the Copa América. The referee of the duel charged maximum penalty and then annulled everything with the help of the VAR.

SIGHT: Brazil beat Peru for the Copa América 2021 with a great performance from Neymar

Neymar tried to deceive the referee by jumping into the pool after a slight contact from Tapia. Patricio Loustau decreed a penalty, but the VAR corrected him.

The decision spurred the Paris Saint-Germain forward, as less than ten minutes later he received a ball at the entrance of the area, settled down and threw cross, low, to score the second of the night.

Winger Alex Sandro opened the can in the 12th minute, Neymar extended in 68 and, with Peru already down, Everton Ribeiro, in 89, and Richarlison, in 93, closed the win at the Nilton Santos stadium in Rio de Janeiro .

Peru vs Brazil, Copa América 2021. Photos Jesús Saucedo @ photo.tec

Ricardo Gareca’s side controlled possession in some sections of the match, but was completely unproductive in attack in his debut in the tournament.

Brazil now leads group B with six points, two more than Colombia, which on Thursday drew goalless with Venezuela. Peru is bottom along with Ecuador, both blank and with one game less. The first four advance to the quarter round.

Tite put into play an eleven with six changes compared to the triumphant debut against Venezuela (3-0). The Copa América interpreted as a great test laboratory for Canarinha, which despite the experiments remains intractable.


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