After a thoroughly entertaining group stage at the Copa America, the quarter-final fixtures have now been finalised. There are a number of standout fixtures, most notably Brazil against Chile on Saturday at the Estadio Olimpico Nilton Santos. We’ve got everything you need to know before the knockout stage gets underway on Friday.

Who has qualified for the Copa America quarter-finals?

  • Argentina
  • Ecuador
  • Uruguay
  • Colombia
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Peru
  • Paraguay

Miguel Almiron of Paraguay celebrates after scoring the second goal of his team via penalty during a Group A match between Chile and Paraguay as part of Copa America Brazil 2021 at Mane Garrincha Stadium on June 24, 2021 in Brasilia, Brazil. 

How does the knockout stage work at the Copa America?

In the quarter-finals and semi-finals, if a match is level at the end of normal time, the match will be decided by a penalty shootout. However, in the final, extra-time will be played (two periods of fifteen minutes), before penalties are required.

Alejandro Gomez of Argentina kicks the ball over Antony Silva goalkeeper of Paraguay to score the first goal of his team during a group A match between Argentina and Paraguay as part of Conmebol Copa America Brazil 2021 at Mane Garrincha Stadium on June 21, 2021 in Brasilia, Brazil. 

Copa America Fixtures: Quarter-Finals

Friday, July 2

Peru v Paraguay (10pm, Estadio Olimpico Pedro Ludovico)

Saturday, July 3

Brazil v Chile (1am, Estadio Olimpico Nilton Santos)
Uruguay v Colombia (11pm, Estadio Nacional Mane Garrincha)

Sunday, July 4

Argentina v Ecuador (2am, Estadio Olimpico Pedro Ludovico)

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Article by Sam Straw