The 3-0 result flattered Argentina, but Leo Messi was once again pivotal for his nation. Colombia, meanwhile, edged past Uruguay without a No. 10.
David Ospina saved two penalties in a shootout to give Colombia victory over Uruguay and a place in the Copa America semifinals on Saturday.
Will Neymar lead Brazil to another Copa America crown, or will Lionel Messi finally win his first senior international title with Argentina?
Neymar is in form, Leo Messi is breaking records, but it's the displays of Ricardo Gareca's Peru that have been the talk of the Copa group stage.
An Edinson Cavani penalty sealed an easy 1-0 win for Uruguay against neighbours Paraguay at the Copa America.
Edinson Cavani sacrificed his position for his country again, while winning is such a habit that Brazil are in danger of taking it for granted.
An own goal in the first half and a late second from Edinson Cavani gave Uruguay a 2-0 win over Bolivia on Thursday at the Copa America.
Uruguay's Facundo Torres and Ecuador's Gonzalo Plata may be inconsistent, but they are making people sit up and take notice at the Copa America.
Chile's Arturo Vidal put through his own net to give Uruguay their first goal in five games and grant them a point in a 1-1 Copa America draw.
There were 140 known COVID-19 cases at the Copa America in Brazil on Monday, up from 66 positive tests on Thursday.
A first half goal from Guido Rodriguez, his first in 11 international appearances, gave Argentina a 1-0 win over Uruguay in a Copa America clash.
The second set of Copa America matches saw Argentina get their first win of the tournament while hosts Brazil scored another big victory.
Half of the teams playing the Copa America -- Venezuela, Bolivia, Colombia, Peru and Chile -- have confirmed at least one positive test.
The first set of Copa America matches have concluded. As Brazil still struggles with COVID-19 cases, the on-field action is officially underway.
Former Uruguay international striker Sebastian "El Loco" Abreu, who played for the most clubs in football history, has retired at the age of 44.
After a long and controversial saga, the Copa America will kick off. Will Brazil repeat as winners or can Lionel Messi lead Argentina to glory?
Brazil's Supreme Court on Thursday rejected all three injunctions sought to prevent the Copa America tournament being held in the country.
Mastercard Inc and drinks company Ambev, major sponsors of South American football, backed away from the Copa America on Wednesday.
Members of the Brazil soccer team have criticised CONMEBOL's last-minute decision to host the Copa America amid the deadly coronavirus pandemic.
Uruguay had the best chances but they could not convert and were forced to settle for a 0-0 draw at home to Paraguay in a World Cup qualifier.
Buenos Aires firefighters rescued a footballer from Uruguayan club Rentistas who had hung himself from a hotel balcony to escape a fire.
Montevideo will host the finals of the Copa Libertadores and the Copa Sudamericana tournaments in November.
Two rounds of South American World Cup qualifiers will be played "in the days before the Copa America" begins on June 13, says CONMEBOL.
A Chinese pharmaceutical company will donate 50,000 doses of their COVID-19 vaccine for national teams to use ahead of the Copa America.