The defending champions have been impressive in the competition buoyed by the inspirational form of Neymar.
The PSG star assisted Pauleta to score the only goal of the encounter.
Brazil will play the winner between Argentina and Colombia in the final on Saturday.
Neymar has revealed that he is hoping to play Argentina in the final.
“I want Argentina. I’m supporting Argentina because I have friends there and Brazil will win the final,” said Neymar.
“He’s just had a great season with his club and is showing that he can be a very important player for the Brazilian national team.”