Watch penalty shootout video of Brazil vs Paraguay 3–4 in 2015 Copa America Quarter final match
Paraguay shattered the dreams of Brazil in last quarter final match of Copa America 2015 when they eliminated them in penalty shootout. Once again, penalties decided winner of quarter final that turned into loss for the five times world champions. Brazil have to wait for four more years to win this championship after defeat at the hands of Paraguay. Striker Derlis Gonzalez was the hero for Paraguay, slotting a second half penalty to level the match at 1–1 before then stepping up to rifle home the decisive spot kick to clinch a 4–3 win on penalties. Watch the all penalties goals video of Brazil vs Paraguay that sent Brazilians back to their home.
Brazil vs Paraguay 3–4 Penalty Shootout Video
For Brazil, Robinho started and finished a fine move in the 15th minute to put Brazil ahead before Gonzalez equalized with 20 minutes to go when he converted a penalty after a hand ball by Thiago Silva. Thereafter, Gonzalez netted the decisive Paraguayan penalty with the fifth spot kick having scored his team’s equalizer during normal time.
|Fernandinho||Scored||Brazil 1–0 Paraguay|
|Martinez||Scored||Brazil 1–1 Paraguay|
|Ribeiro||Missed||Brazil 1–1 Paraguay|
|V Cacares||Scored||Brazil 1–2 Paraguay|
|Miranda||Scored||Brazil 2–2 Paraguay|
|Bobadilla||Scored||Brazil 2–3 Paraguay|
|Douglas Costa||Missed||Brazil 2–3 Paraguay|
|Santa Cruz||Missed||Brazil 2–3 Paraguay|
|Coutinho||Scored||Brazil 3–3 Paraguay|
|Gonzalez||Scored||Brazil 3–4 Paraguay|
Winning team Paraguay will now face Argentina in the second semi final of Copa America 2015 football championship. It will be a rematch of their first round game with finished at 2–2. It was a disastrous end to a miserable tournament for Brazil, who had arrived in Chile desperate to atone for their humiliating exit at last year’s World Cup.
After the match, the goal scorer Robinho said “Unfortunately, our game dropped in the second half. We had chanced to kill the game off. Paraguay with all respect are not one of the best sides. we didn’t kill the game and unfortunately we lost a goal with a silly mistake and we lost.”