A head kick from Gianluca Lapadula brought the national team back into the match. In the final stage Peru vs. The Colombian striker managed to stop the ball from playing to score 2-2 during his commitment to third place in the Copa America at Mane Garrincha National Stadium in Brasilia.
With nine minutes (plus the opponent) for the final whistle, the team led by Ricardo Gareca came close to Camilo Vargas’ goal and took a corner kick. Thus, the Bicolor players reached the area, while Raziel García reached the flag to make the foul effective.
The Senciano midfielder sent the ball to the height of the small penalty area, where the players of both teams were concentrated. While the ball reached this sector, Gianluca Lapadula moved away from the mark of Wilmar Barrios. Immediately, the goal was behind Juan Cuadrado and next to Andre Carrillo.
The next thing was Bambino’s jump, who hit the ball with his head. The tour hit the grass and went into the net despite the amazing stretch of Colombian goalkeeper Camilo Vargas. In this way, at 81′ came the equal commitment to the Continental Championship.
Lapadula celebrated for the third time in this edition of the Copa America after moving from Ecuador in the group stage, Paraguay in the quarter-finals and Colombia in the duel to face the third and fourth seed from the Copa America.