The Peruvian squad claimed a 4-3 penalty victory against its Paraguayan counterpart in a quarterfinals game of the
tournament on Friday evening.
The match was played at Pedro Ludovico Teixeira Olympic Stadium in the Brazilian city of Goiania.
During the first half, the event saw an initial goal by Paraguay's Gustavo Gomez Portillo (11').
Prior to the first half's end, Gomez Portillo was given the red card.
Following the break, the goal of Junior Alonso (54') set the partial tie.
Nonetheless, Peru's midfielder Yoshimar Yotun
managed to score from outside the box in the 80th minute.
Regretfully, Andre Carrillo was expelled from the game five minutes later.
Despite Peruvian efforts, Paraguay's Gabriel Avalos slid the ball into the counterpart's net in the 90th minute, thus claiming the equalizer.
During the penalty-kick session, Peru scored 4 goals versus 3 by Paraguay.
As a result, the Incas have qualified for the tournament's semifinals.
Peru's next opponent on July 5 will be the winner of tonight's match between Brazil and Chile.