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Brazil qualified to Semi Final after wining over Paraguay


Brazil will confront either Venezuela or Argentina, for the competition's elimination rounds. Brazil had been killed by Paraguay the last multiple times the groups met in the Copa America quarterfinals, in 2011 and 2015, the multiple times in punishment shootouts.
Goalkeeper Alisson made a spare and Gabriel Jesus scored the conclusive punishment as Brazil vanquished 10-man Paraguay 4-3 of every a punishment shootout to achieve the elimination rounds of the Copa América on Thursday.
Alisson plunged to one side to stop the underlying punishment taken by safeguard Gustavo Gómez, and Gabriel Jesus fixed the triumph to lead Brazil to its first elimination round appearance in the South American competition since 2007.
Brazil will confront either Venezuela or Argentina, which play on Friday in Rio de Janeiro.
Derlis González likewise missed from the spot for Paraguay, while Roberto Firmino neglected to score for Brazil.
The two players sent their shots wide.
Willian, Marquinhos and Philippe Coutinho changed over their punishments for Brazil, while Miguel Almirón, Bruno Valdez and Rodrigo Rojas got for Paraguay.
Gabriel Jesus had missed a late punishment in Brazil's 5-0 defeat of Peru in its last gathering game, yet smoothly found the net with his shot from the spot as Paraguay goalkeeper Roberto "Gatito" Fernandez went the other way, lighting the Brazilian horde of more than 48,000 at the Arena Gremio.
"I was certain, I realized that on the off chance that I took the punishment the manner in which I'm accustomed to taking it, I would have more odds of scoring," Gabriel Jesus said.
"I was vexed after the other match since I didn't take the shot my own specific manner. This time I trusted that the goalkeeper will move and simply sent the ball the other way."
Gatito had been key in guideline as the guests clutched a 0-0 draw regardless of having a safeguard sent off in the 58th moment. In the Copa America quarterfinals, additional time isn't played and the match continued directly to punishments.
Brazil had been dispensed with by Paraguay the last multiple times the groups met in the Copa America quarterfinals, in 2011 and 2015, the multiple times in punishment shootouts.
González, who likewise missed a punishment in Paraguay's 1-1 attract against Argentina the gathering stage, had scored the conclusive objective in the 2015 shootout. He was one of the five players once again from that group that dispensed with Brazil.
Paraguay played with 10 men after Fabian Balbuena was sent off for a foul that was at first called an extra shot yet was turned around after video audit decided the foul occurred outside the region.
Brazil controlled belonging yet attempted to make scoring openings against Paraguay's strong guarded framework.
The guests had a standout amongst the best odds of the main half when González's short proximity shot was spared by Alisson.
Brazil squeezed about full-time after Balbuena was sent off, however couldn't benefit from its numerous chances. Gabriel Jesus, Coutinho, Everton and Firmino all botched incredible opportunities before the objective.
Fernández made an extraordinary reflex save money on a short proximity header by Alex Sandro close to the finish of the match, and in the 90th Fernández could just look as a low shot by Willian struck the post.
In spite of achieving the elimination rounds in 2015 and wrapping sprinter up in 2011, Paraguay has won just one of its last 21 coordinates in the Copa América, exploiting punishment shootouts to progress.
Paraguay achieved the last eight this year with just two, completing as one of the two best third-place groups from the three gatherings.
Paraguay and Brazil neglected to make it out of the gathering stage in the 2016 Copa America.
An eight-time South American hero, Brazil has won the competition each of the four past occasions it facilitated the occasion, the last time in 1989.
Brazil's Neymar, dropped from the squad in light of a lower leg damage supported just before the competition, viewed from the tribunes at the Arena Gremio.

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