Peru advances to Quarterfinals

Peru advances to Quarterfinals
Tuesday June 14, 2016
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Peru´s soccer team had an important win over Brazil on Sunday night. Playing in the 2016 Copa America Centennial, this win allows Peru to advance to the quarterfinals.

At the last part of the half, Peru´s Raul Ruidiaz, otherwise known as ´the Flea´, scored a goal to make it 1-0 Peru. Furthermore, Peru´s goalie Pedro Gallese made some amazing saves that allowed for Peru to have the only goal of the game.

Andy Polo made the assist that allowed for Ruidiaz to make the first and final goal. It was a win for Peru that exhibited the team´s teamwork and hard work.

Peru leads Group B (Peru, Brazil, Ecuador, Haiti) with a total of 7 points and will advance to the quarterfinals. This is the first year since 1993 that Brazil has been eliminated from CopaAmerica before the quarterfinals.

Peru will take on Colombia at the quarterfinals in New Jersey on Friday.

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