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Copa America 2024: Brazil will play Uruguay in the quarterfinals, without Vinicius

Copa America 2024: Brazil will play Uruguay in the quarterfinals, without Vinicius
Copa America 2024: Brazil will play Uruguay in the quarterfinals, without Vinicius

After tying against Colombia, Brazil finished second in its group and will now face Uruguay in the quarter-finals of the Copa America. The other bad news is that it will not have its main star player.

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The selection of Brazil was condemned to face Uruguay in the quarter-finals of the Copa America 2024and what is even worse: their star will not be able to play Vinicius Junior by sanction.

Raphinha overtook Brazil in the 12th minute with a great goal, but Daniel Munoz equalized in the 45+3 for Colombia at the Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara (California), packed with more than 68,000 spectators. With this result, the “Canarinha” finished second in their group.

Now, he will play against Uruguay next saturday in Las Vegas (at 10 p.m.), a rival that has three victories in the competition. In addition, the Brazilians will have to reinvent themselves without their main star.

But Dorival Junior downplayed the absence of Vinicius in the quarter-finals. “Unfortunately we also lost Neymar for a while. We have to learn that in certain games we won’t have important players and others will have to step up.”said the coach.

“If we want to be champions, we cannot choose our opponent for the next phase, we have to be prepared for whatever comes next”he added Raphinhaanother of the figures of the yellow team.

Meanwhile, the side Wendell Was beyond. “We expect a very strong opponent, but they will also see the strength of Brazilian football”. He asked “Some patience” because, as he said, they are “the most successful team in the world.”

Source: Ambito

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