The 3-0 result flattered Argentina, but Leo Messi was once again pivotal for his nation. Colombia, meanwhile, edged past Uruguay without a No. 10.
Lionel Messi scored a free kick and served up two assists as Argentina beat Ecuador 3-0 to book a Copa America semifinal against Colombia.
Will Neymar lead Brazil to another Copa America crown, or will Lionel Messi finally win his first senior international title with Argentina?
Neymar is in form, Leo Messi is breaking records, but it's the displays of Ricardo Gareca's Peru that have been the talk of the Copa group stage.
Brazil drew with Ecuador 1-1 in their final group game at the Copa America on Sunday.
Peru scored two goals in the second half to rescue a 2-2 draw against Ecuador in the Copa America on Wednesday.
Uruguay's Facundo Torres and Ecuador's Gonzalo Plata may be inconsistent, but they are making people sit up and take notice at the Copa America.
There were 140 known COVID-19 cases at the Copa America in Brazil on Monday, up from 66 positive tests on Thursday.
Ronald Hernandez scored his first international goal in stoppage time to give Venezuela a dramatic 2-2 draw against Ecuador at the Copa America.
The second set of Copa America matches saw Argentina get their first win of the tournament while hosts Brazil scored another big victory.
Half of the teams playing the Copa America -- Venezuela, Bolivia, Colombia, Peru and Chile -- have confirmed at least one positive test.
The first set of Copa America matches have concluded. As Brazil still struggles with COVID-19 cases, the on-field action is officially underway.
Colombia got their Copa America campaign off to a winning start with a scrappy 1-0 victory over Ecuador.
After a long and controversial saga, the Copa America will kick off. Will Brazil repeat as winners or can Lionel Messi lead Argentina to glory?
Brazil's Supreme Court on Thursday rejected all three injunctions sought to prevent the Copa America tournament being held in the country.
Mastercard Inc and drinks company Ambev, major sponsors of South American football, backed away from the Copa America on Wednesday.
Members of the Brazil soccer team have criticised CONMEBOL's last-minute decision to host the Copa America amid the deadly coronavirus pandemic.
Brazil beat Ecuador 2-0 in an insipid World Cup qualifying tie in Porto Alegre on Friday to maintain their perfect record.
Two rounds of South American World Cup qualifiers will be played "in the days before the Copa America" begins on June 13, says CONMEBOL.
A Chinese pharmaceutical company will donate 50,000 doses of their COVID-19 vaccine for national teams to use ahead of the Copa America.
CONMEBOL has suspended March World Cup qualifiers after several top European clubs announced they would not release their South American players.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino and CONMEBOL will meet on Saturday to discuss the playing of upcoming World Cup qualifiers.
Brighton have beaten out Man Utd and others to the signing of talented Ecuadorian Moises Caicedo. Tim Vickery on why he looks destined for the top.
Colombia conceded six goals in a World Cup qualifier for the first time since 1977 as they went down 6-1 to a superb display from Ecuador.