This, the 43rd edition, was the first time that neither Argentina nor Brazil reached the semifinals of a tournament they both had entered.
Since the 60-year-old tactician took over in 2016, Brazil have only lost five times.
Alonso brought stability once again and brought confidence back to their midfield, which includes Rodrigo Bentancur and Federico Valverde.
It was substitute Everton Ribeiro who scored the winning goal in the 64th minute of the game against Chile.
L Lost 0 - 4 against Brazil on March 24th 2022.
Much of their gusto depends on the collective as Peru are at their best when they control the game without the ball.