Copa America: Uruguay beat Brazil on penalties to reach semi-finals

Brazil midfielder Douglas Luiz fails to score in a penalty shoot-out during the quarter-final football match with Uruguay at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada on 6 July, 2024.AFP

Uruguay beat Brazil on penalties (4-2) to reach the semi-finals of Copa America after their game ended goalless on Saturday.

Uruguay, who finished the game with ten men after Nahitan Nandez was sent off in the 74th minute, will face Colombia in Charlotte, North Carolina, in their semi-final on Wednesday.

The other semi-final, in New Jersey on Tuesday, sees world champions Argentina face surprise package Canada.