Guerrero: "We were prepared for the game and we won very well"


The striker Paolo Guerrero enjoyed the classification of Peru into the final of the Copa América after beating Chile 3-0. Now they will face Brazil in the final on Sunday at the Maracaná in Rio.

“I’m happy to achieve the main objective of the team. It was indeed a derby against Chile, a difficult game, we were prepared and we won it very well, “said the striker of Internacional de Porto Alegre, and who scored the third goal of the Inca´s victory.

“The team was focused, we worked hard and we are in the final. Now we have to work harder and think about Brazil. It’s going to be a very difficult final, “said the tournament’s top scorer, with 13 goals.

In addition, Yoshimar Yotún, who scored the second goal, considered that “the team returned to do what they know, the touch of the ball.”

“It’s amazing, there are so many Peruvians here (in the Arena do Gremio), we always have to give the maximum and we dedicate this victory to our families and our fans,” he said.

He regretted the 5-0 defeat suffered in the group stage against Brazil, which will see the faces again this Sunday, in the run for the title.

“The game against Brazil was hard, but now it’s a different game, it’s a final that you have to win, you have to do a good job and lift that Cup,” added the midfielder.