The 2019 Copa América Final was a football match that took place on 7 July 2019 at the Estádio do Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to determine the winner of the 2019 Copa América.
The match featured Brazil, the tournament hosts, and Peru, in which Brazil won the final 3–1 for their ninth Copa América title, and their first since 2007.
This edition was the fifth hosted by the Brazil. This match marks the third time Peru reached the final of which two times have been winners. Their last championship (including worldwide tournaments) was won in 1975. Meanwhile, it is Brazil's nineteenth final, of which eight times have been winners. The last final that Brazil won was in the 2007 hosted in Venezuela, after defeating Argentina by 3 goals to 0.
Route to the final
Everton opened the scoring for Brazil after 15 minutes with a low right footed volley from eight yards out after a Gabriel Jesus cross from the right. Peru were awarded a penalty after 44 minutes when the ball struck the hand of Thiago Silva, with Paolo Guerrero scoring with a low shot to the right corner of the net. Brazil went back in front a minute later with a shot to the left corner of the net from inside the penalty area from Gabriel Jesus.
Gabriel Jesus was shown a red card after 70 minutes after picking up a second yellow for jumping into the back of Carlos Zambrano. Substitute Richarlison made it 3-1 in the 90th minute with a penalty, shooting low to the left corner after Everton was fouled by Carlos Zambrano.