20 Jul '11, 3am

Uruguay beat Peru 2-0 to cruise to finals of Copa America after stellar 2 goal performance by Liverpool star Suarez

Uruguay beat Peru 2-0 to cruise to finals of Copa America after stellar 2 goal performance by Liverpool star Suarez

Uruguayan players celebrate the first goal of Suarez against in their semi-final match at the Copa America in La Plata. -- PHOTO: REUTERS LA PLATA - URUGUAY reached the Copa America final on Tuesday with a 2-0 win over Peru to book a showdown with either giantkillers Venezuela or Paraguay. Liverpool star Luis Suarez scored both goals in the second half at La Plata as the Uruguayans, who put out hosts Argentina in the quarters, kept on course for what would be a record 15th win in the world's oldest international football tournament. 'It was a very tough game in the first half and we lacked a little clarity though we kept trying to make chances,' said Suarez, who went level in the scoring stakes with Argentina's Sergio Aguero on three goals. Referring to a more cagey affair against Argentina in the previous round he told broadcaster TyC Sports: 'This was a game where we had...

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