Friendly fire gives Pero win over Colombia in Cuba America

Yerry Mina scored an own goal in the second half as Colombia lost 2-1 to Peru in an exciting Copa America soccer match. Peru took the lead in the 17th minute through Sergio Peña, but Colombia equalized after eight minutes of the second half when Miguel Borja scored from the penalty spot after falling inside the area after a foul by goalkeeper Pedro Galese. Peru scored the winning goal after another 11 minutes when a cross hit the chest of Everton defender Mina and turned into his team’s goal. With this result, Peru occupies third place in Group C, which includes five teams, with three points from two matches, and one point ahead of Colombia, which has played three matches. Brazil leads the group with six points.

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