Peru failed to capitalise on a ten-man Brazil 20 minutes from time — after Gabriel Jesus was sent off for a second yellow — leaving Tite’s charges holding on to win the Copa America 3-1 in front of boisterous home fans on Sunday.
Following claims by Lionel Messi that the Copa America had been ‘fixed’ so the hosts would win, Tite — coach of champions Brazil — told the Argentina captain to show some respect.
A brace from Philippe Coutinho handed hosts Brazil a winning start to the Copa America on Friday in a 3-0 victory over Bolivia as the absence of superstar Neymar was quickly forgotten.
India comprehensively won the first two matches by bowling first, which is their preferred option, and another win would clinch the five-match series for them.
Swiss great Roger Federer put up a splendid performance as he saved seven match points in a five-set nail-biter against 100th-ranked Tennys Sandgren to set up an Australian Open
India will look to carry on the winning momentum in the third match against Kiwis to seal the first T20 series on the New Zealand soil. India have already won both the matches