RIO DE JANEIRO – Attacker Brazil National Team, Gabriel Jesus, confirmed to be absent when his team faced Argentina in the final America’s Cup 2021, Sunday 11 July 2021 morning WIB. Gabriel Jesus has been banned from appearing in two 2021 Copa America matches due to a straight red card when Brazil met Chile in the quarter-finals.
The Manchester City player was sent off for a foul on Eugenio Mena in Brazil’s 1-0 quarter-final win over Chile on Friday 2 July 2021 CET.
As a result of this incident, Gabriel Jesus had to miss Brazil’s 1-0 victory in the semifinal over Peru, Tuesday, July 6 2021 morning WIB.
In the final match of the Copa America against Argentina, the 24-year-old will miss one more time. The final will be played at the iconic Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
In addition to being banned for two matches, he was also fined $5,000, according to CONMEBOL, as quoted by AFP, Wednesday (7/7/2021).
Gabriel Jesus was shown a red card in the 48th minute, just two minutes after Lucas Paqueta had given the Selecao the lead over Chile. Paqueta also starred in Brazil’s 1-0 win over Peru in the semifinals.