It means Everton, Roberto Firmino and Gabriel Jesus remain up front for hosts Brazil, while Peru's veteran captain Palo Guerrero leads the line for his side. Jesus was frustrated with his dismissal, kicking a water bottle over and shoving the VAR monitor as he made his way off the field.
Ricardo Gareca's men, who ousted Uruguay on penalties in the previous round, now face Brazil at the Maracana on Sunday.
"We managed to overcome the huge adversity, this defeat by Brazil that was hastily judged and provoked a wave of harsh criticism (in the Peruvian press)".
Nevertheless, Peru is determined to upset the odds and channel the spirit of 1975, the year of its last Copa America finals appearance and victory.More news: Deutsche Bank to axe 18000 jobs
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Jesus has been in scintillating form under Tite and Sunday's performance against Peru topped off a wonderful tournament for the 22-year-old.
The victory helped Brazil to regain some of the fans' confidence following the team's elimination in the quarterfinals of the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation.
Alas, his efforts weren't quite enough, as Brazil proved themselves to be the better team on the night.
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The most impressive part of their tournament run is they are yet to concede a goal after five matches in the 2019 Copa America. Some of the world's best players will be playing in Copa so you don't want to miss the action.
Group A survivors Peru shocked defending champions Chile in the last semifinal match of Copa America 2019. Though they were the less dominant team in the match they were effective in finding the back of the net whereas Argentina wasted many chances and were twice prevented by the crossbar.