Luis Díaz strikes twice to help Colombia finish 3rd in Copa America

Brasilia, July 9 (EFE).- Luis Díaz scored two goals to take Colombia to a 3-2 win over Peru and finish third in the 47th edition of the Copa America tournament on Friday.

Yoshimar Yotún put Peru ahead in the 45th minute but Colombia’s Juan Guillermo Cuadrado levelled the score with a free kick at the start of the second half.

In the 66th minute, Luis Diaz received a long pass from Colombian goalkeeper Camilo Vargas and hit it in the net to take the score to 2-1.

Just when it seemed that Colombia would run away with the game, Peru’s Gianluca Lapadula headed an equalizer from a corner kick in the 82nd minute taking the game to extra-time.

Luis Díaz struck again in the 94th minute to seal his team’s win. EFE


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