The Copa America semi-final will be played with the Chilean referee and Paraguayan VAR
Roberto Tobar will referee the match between Peru and Brazil in the Copa America 2021. | libero formation | composition of libero
Tobar has already had the opportunity to do justice in a meeting between Peru and the Brazilians, as it was nothing more and nothing less than the 2019 Copa America final.
In this new edition of the Continental Championship, the judge was appointed to only two matches. One of them was with the Brazilian national team, in their 1-1 draw against Ecuador.
Roberto Tobar He will be with the other Chileans Cristian Schimmann and Claudio Rios, as first and second assistant. In addition, the fourth and fifth referees will be Alexis Herrera (Venezuela) and Eduard Saavedra (Bolivia).
Finally, the Chilean referee’s shortlist has been completed by Paraguay Derles Lopez, Ypres Aquino and Milcias Saldivar, who will be responsible for verifying the VAR photos.
linked to corruption
The Chilean referee is at the center of the storm, since 2012 his career has been polluted by his participation in the so-called “Club del Poker”, this case has revolutionized Chilean football and caused a large number of layoffs and suspensions in the Chilean trios.
What was Club Del Poker? This alleged case relates to a meeting held by various referees from the southern league, where they themselves decided the matches they were going to play on the weekends. The referees who lost the match had to go to the county, and there, they got their money back through “travel expenses”.
After being discovered in this case, Tobar was suspended for eight months. However, he has since returned to managing several matches as usual, including high-caliber matches such as the 2019 Copa America final.
When will Peru play against Brazil?
The meeting between the two teams is scheduled for Monday, July 5 (6:00 pm local time) at the Nilton Santos Olympic Stadium. You will be able to follow the action through DirecTV Sports and América TV signals.