(EFE) – Brazil thrashed 4-0 against a Peru that tried but was shipwrecked after the goals of Alex Sandro, Neymar, Everton Ribeiro and Richarlison this Thursday in the match of the second day of Group B of the Copa América, which It was played at the Nilton Santos Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.
Canarinha continues unstoppable in the tournament in which they already have six points in two starts, while Blanquirroja debuted with defeat and is bottom of the zone.
In a match that faced the finalists of the tournament in 2019, Alex Sandro, with a right hand and without dropping it, opened the account for Verdeamarela in the 12th minute after being assisted by Gabriel Jesus.
In the 60th minute, the Argentine referee Patricio Loustau sanctioned a penalty for an alleged lack of Renato Tapia, but the action was reviewed by the VAR who changed the decision at 64 and the game was resumed.
At 68, Neymar converted Brazil’s second goal, assisted by Fred, in which he hooked a precise shot to beat goalkeeper Pedro Gallese.
But Brazil had more to offer. At 89 Everton Ribeiro scored the 3-0 and at 93 Richarlison converted the finishing touch for the final 4-0.
On Sunday, in the third match of Group B, Venezuela will face Ecuador and Colombia against Peru, while the host team will rest.