Lauren Moyer was among the scorers in the United States 20-0 win over Peru at the Pan American Cup in Santiago ©Getty Images

United States sealed their place in the semi-finals of the women's Pan American Cup with a dominant victory over Peru as the pool phase concluded in Santiago.

The US were on the verge of the semi-finals after winning their opening match against Trinidad and Tobago, before beating Canada on Friday (January 21) at the Prince of Wales Country Club.

Peru proved no match for the American squad in the final Pool B match, with the US cruising to a 7-0 half-time lead.

Their advantage grew in the remainder of the tie, with the semi-final spot sealed by a 20-0 victory.

Erin Matson finished the match with six goals, while Danielle Grega and Lauren Moyer scored four and three respectively.

Canada finished second in Pool B, courtesy of a 13-0 win over Trinidad and Tobago.

Nine players found the net for Canada, with Madison Thompson and Thora Rae both scoring hat-tricks.

The US will advance directly to the last four after winning Pool B, while Canada and Trinidad and Tobago face cross-over matches to keep their semi-final hopes alive.

Peru were eliminated after finishing bottom of the standings.

Argentina were confirmed as winners of Pool A on Friday (January 21) after winning their opening two matches in the three team group.

Hosts Chile finished in second place following a 4-0 win over Uruguay.

Chile are now due to face Trinidad and Tobago in the cross-over match, with the winners advancing to face the US in the semi-finals.

Canada and Uruguay will meet for the right to face Olympic silver medallists Argentina in the last four.

The top three nations will earn places in the next year's World Cup in Spain and The Netherlands.

The final men's pool matches are scheduled to take place tomorrow.