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Uruguay 1 Peru 1: Suarez on target but under-strength Peru hold on for a draw

05 Jul 2011 00:31:58

Uruguay 1 Peru 1: Suarez on target but under-strength Peru hold on for a draw

ShareLiverpool striker Luis Suarez scored a first-half stoppage time goal as Uruguay rallied for a 1-1 draw against Peru on Monday in the opening match in Group C at the Copa America. Paolo Guerrero gave Peru a 1-0 lead in the 24th, a surprising start for a team playing without its top two forwards and leading midfielder, all out injured. On the mark: Luis Suarez celebrates after equalising for Uruguay Uruguay are the pick of many to win the Copa America, ahead of Brazil and Argentina. They reached the World Cup semi-finals in South Africa a year ago and are fielding much the same team in the South American championship.  Brazil 0 Venezuela 0: Holders held to draw after having penalty shout turned downParaguay 0 Ecuador 0: Inspired keeper Marcelo Elizaga thwarts Larissa Riquelme's heroesCopa America 2011: Keep track of the results and fixtures from Argentina  Explore more:Places: Liverpool, Argentina, South Africa, Peru, Brazil


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