COPA AMERICA 2021
Copa America 2021 semi-finals: bracket, schedules, matches and when they are played
There are only four teams still alive in the tournament and from the next two matches we will know the finalists who will battle it out for the title.
The quarter-finals are over and the fight for the Copa America throne is on. The semi-finals are set and from there we will know the two teams that will face each other at the world famous Maracana on Saturday 10 July in the showpiece final.
There has been quality on show across the quarters with them all being extremely evenly matched, suggesting that the upcoming matches are unlikely to see any walkovers. The smallest details, a moment of magic, or that dreamed of slice of luck, could make the difference.
Copa America 2021: semi-final fixtures
Under Tite, Brazil have shown that, despite still having a capacity for flair, solidity is the key and this was proven once again as they overcame Chile with a single goal. Not for the first time, Argentina looked to Messi to pull them through against Ecuador, while Peru and Colombia needed penalties to make is past Paraguay and Uruguay respectively.
What that leaves us with is the following:
Semi-final 1 | Brazil vs Peru
Semi-final 2 | Colombia vs Argentina
The first semi-final, between Brazil and Peru, will take place on Monday at 8 pm local time. That's 7 pm ET and 4 pm PT. The match will take place at the Nilton Santos stadium in Rio de Janeiro.
The second semi-final, between Colombia and Argentina, will be played on Tuesday and the clash will kick off at 22:00 local time at the Mané Garrincha stadium in Brasilia. That's 9 pm on the east coast and 6 pm on the west.