Peru beats Uruguay in a penalty kick to advance into the semi final stage.
Luiz Suarez’s penalty was found at the chest of Peru shot stopper, Pedro Gallesa as the Uruguayan team crashes out of Copa America 2019.
Luis Suarez was found in agony after his penalty miss saw the La Celesta dropped out of the Copa America by the lucky Peru team on Saturday.
The fifteen (15) times champions were so unlucky after having their three goals disallowed by Video Assistant Referee, leading to a goalless full time draw.
Unfortunately for the Sky blues, goals from De Arrascaeta at 29th min, Cavani at 61st min and Suarez at 73rd min were all disallowed by Wilton Sampaio through VAR verification.
Every other players converted their kicks expect the Uruguay’s all-time top scorer, who also had a goal ruled out for offside. Edison Flores scored the last goal to secure Peru’s place in the semi finals.
The Barcelona Man has received all sort of consolation Even from his former team mate, Neymer. He wrote in a text message “Pick your self up, you are great, brother. I love you, my friend”.
Peru will now face neighbours Chile as the tournament’s hosts Brazil will meet their football foe – Argentina in the semi finals too.
Diego Godin lamented “We played well, but unfortunately we’ve been knocked out. We couldn’t score and they struck their penalties better than we did.”
Meanwhile their Coach urged them to accept defeat and move on for other up coming competitions.