As Uruguay faces Peru in the quarterfinals, the past Copa America area is up for grabs on Saturday. Uruguay won Group C with a 2-1-0 record. Peru ended in third place in Group A but managed to advance just as one of the two most useful third-place teams. Against a Peru team that has been destroyed by Brazil in the previous group stage match but still has enough ability to cause anyone problems, Suárez and Cavani yet more will need to be at their very best to lead La Celeste and carry them to the semifinal to get a rematch with Chile and Arturo Vidal.
Suárez-Cavani has ever been around Uruguay’s hopes of winning over the last decade, especially since Diego Forlán retired, however this specific Copa América has been a clear example: during a tournament at which the rest of the group, especially the Laugh, has struggled to live up to its reputation and the strike spouses have been the main reason behind every good thing Uruguay has done so far. The fourth and fourth quarterfinal at the 2019 Copa America will aspire to live up to an wonderful Last Eight round thus far, together with 2011 winners Uruguay expecting to keep their march into the Closing behind a wonderful championship thus far by the attacking duo of all Barcelona’s Luis Suárez and PSG’s Edinson Cavani.
The overdue win against Chile helped Uruguay avoid Colombia and sets them up for what resembles a spot in the semifinals. Peru has some gift but has struggled to really impress this particular cup. With the talent that Uruguay has at the back, Peru could have quite a bit of trouble creating quality chances.
Coming off a 5-0 loss they have to reach fast as well as the button. Lacking sharpness at the moment, they’re likely to have to discover a moment off a mistake to come to feel good or a piece. It’s an up hill struggle.
Copa America quarterfinal: Uruguay vs. Peru
- Date: Saturday, June 29
- Time: 3 p.m. ET
- Location: Fonte Nova Arena — Salvador, Brazil
- TV channel: Telemundo and ESPN+
- Streaming: fuboTV (Try for free)
- Odds: Uruguay -1/2 (-150) | Peru +1/2 (+130) | O/U: 2