Hosts Brazil have continued their winning streak in the Copa America. Brazil beat Colombia 2-1 in the Copa America on Wednesday. At the start of the match, Colombia went ahead with a great bicycle kick by Luis Dias.
Coach Titus’ team has collected a total of 9 points through three consecutive wins in the group stage of the South American Championship. At the same time, Brazil has increased the number of consecutive wins in international football to 11 matches.
In the 78th minute, Brazil equalized with a header from Firmino. The controversy arose with that goal. When Neymar’s shot hit the referee, the Colombian footballers stopped the game. However, the referee indicated to continue the game. Then a Brazilian ball was added to Renan Lodi. Firmino scored from the head of his cross. A lot of time goes by in the protests of Colombian footballers. To compensate for that, such a long time is added at the end. Tomorrow is a blessing for Colombia and Brazil.
However, after the match Casimiro said, “Brazil deserves credit. Because we have shown great mental strength, we have kept the reins of the game and in the end, we have been rewarded, because we have tried to score goals with a cool head. That should be the mentality. “
Brazil have won all three of their Group B matches, while the five-time world champions have reached the quarter-finals. Despite losing against Brazil, Colombia has reached the last eight. Brazil will face Ecuador in the last match of the group stage on Monday at 3 am.
[…] Brazil was in a good mood after securing the quarter-finals with three wins in a row. With Neymar rested, he made a few more changes to the XI and dropped the second-ranked XI. However, it has been interrupted by Brazil’s ten-match winning streak. Anhel Mena secured a ticket to the quarter-finals of Ecuador by scoring the equalizer in the second half, despite Brazil taking the lead through Eder Militao. […]