After opening their 2016 Copa America Centenario campaign with a goalless draw, Brazil flexed their muscles by putting seven past Haiti on Wednesday. Philippe Coutinho was the star of the show, scoring a hat-trick as the Haitians tumbled out of the competition.
In the day’s second and final game, Ecuador and Peru shared four goals in a thrilling draw that left Group B wide open.
Los Incas surged into a two-goal lead only for La Tri to hit back and claim a crucial point. FIFA.com rounds up the day’s action.
The day’s results
Brazil 7-1 Haiti
Ecuador 2-2 Peru