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Peru 2-0 Colombia (AET): Colombia waste chances and Peru exploit goalkeeping mistakes

July 16, 2011
Peru 2-0 Colombia (AET): Colombia waste chances and Peru exploit goalkeeping mistakes

Carlos Lobaton and Juan Vargas scored thumping extra time goals to put Peru into the semis.
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Brazil 4-2 Ecuador: Brazil finally grab a win

July 14, 2011
Brazil 4-2 Ecuador: Brazil finally grab a win

An open game was always likely to favour Brazil, and they took advantage to confirm their progression to the knockout stage.
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Uruguay 1-0 Mexico: Uruguay’s pressing leads to dominance, and progression to the knockouts

July 13, 2011
Uruguay 1-0 Mexico: Uruguay’s pressing leads to dominance, and progression to the knockouts

Alvaro Pereira’s scrappy goal set up a quarter-final showdown with Argentina.
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Argentina 3-0 Costa Rica: Batista finally changes system, and Argentina progress

July 12, 2011
Argentina 3-0 Costa Rica: Batista finally changes system, and Argentina progress

A much-changed Argentina side finally got a win, mainly thanks to some Lionel Messi magic.
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Brazil 2-2 Paraguay: Brazil snatch the draw

July 10, 2011
Brazil 2-2 Paraguay: Brazil snatch the draw

Mano Menezes ditched the “European” 4-2-3-1, went for a Dunga-style compromise system, then ended up with 4-2-2-2…
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