For 60 minutes, underdog Haiti held strong against their South American counterparts. Haiti stayed in shape defensively, got a couple chances on goal and were focused on trying to get a historic result in the Copa America Centenario.
It took an hour but Peru eventually prevailed against Haiti and did so in magnificent fashion. Paolo Guerrero got open and with a diving header, gave Peru the lead in the 61st minute.
Paolo Guerrero opens the scoring for Peru against Haiti with a wonderful diving header. #HAIvPER #MyCopaColors https://t.co/gSMfBB4heA
— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) June 5, 2016
The goal gives Guerrero his 27th goal as a member of the Peruvian National Team, making him the top goalscorer in Peru National Team history.