Brazil and Uruguay share the most equally poised rivalry in the Copa America. Each side has 9 victories and they have shared 7 draws. Uruguay have scored 38 times to Brazil’s 35.
In knock-out games they have faced each other 4 times, sharing 2 victories each. Uruguay beat their neighbours in the finals of 1983 and 1995. Brazil won the final in 1999 and beat tonight’s rival the last time they met – the semi-final in 2004.