Cavani Scores His First Uruguay Goal Since November In 2-0 Win

Cavani First Uruguay Goal Since November

Uruguay and Paraguay have secured their spots in the Copa America knockout stage as both won 2-0 in Group A, knocking Bolivia out of the tournament.

Argentina lead Group A with seven points, followed by Paraguay with six.

Chile have five, one more than Uruguay.

Bolivia are still looking for their first point.

Edinson Cavani doubled the lead from close range in the 79th minute at the Arena Pantanal in Cuiaba.

It was the 34-year-old striker’s first goal for Uruguay since November.

Paraguay beat Chile courtesy of a header by Braian Samudio in the 33rd minute, followed by a penalty from Miguel Almiron just before the hour mark at the Mané Garrincha stadium in Brasilia.

Uruguay and Paraguay will now go head to head on Monday in a game to decide which team faces defending champions and favourites Brazil in the quarter-finals.

If the two draw or Uruguay win, Chile will face the host.

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A Paraguayan victory means Uruguay will take that spot.

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