Peru without injured Farfan for rest of Copa America

Brazil's Thiago Silva, let, and Peru's Jefferson Farfan battle for the ball during a Copa America Group A soccer match at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Saturday, June 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

Peru striker Jefferson Farfan has been ruled out of the rest of the Copa America tournament with a left-knee injury

SAO PAULO — Peru striker Jefferson Farfan has been ruled out of the rest of the Copa America tournament with a left-knee injury.

The Peruvian soccer federation announced the news in a statement on Monday. It did not provide more details.

Earlier the 34-year-old Farfan skipped Peru's training at the Pacaembu stadium in Sao Paulo.

Peru will face the winner of Monday's Group C clash between Chile and Uruguay in the quarterfinals.

Peru was thrashed 5-0 by hosts Brazil at the Arena Corinthians on Saturday, with Farfan on the field. Farfan scored for Peru in its 3-1 win against Bolivia in the second round of Group A.

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