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Brazil 2-0 Mexico: Brazil start strongly but fade

June 20, 2013
Brazil 2-0 Mexico: Brazil start strongly but fade

The opening suggested Brazil would win comfortably – but they spent the majority of the second half clinging onto a one-goal lead. Luiz Felipe Scolari kept the same XI that defeated Japan in the opening game. On the right flank, Jose Manuel de la Torre stuck with the duo that ended the defeat to Italy –...
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Posted in Confederations Cup 2013 | 6 Comments »

Brazil 3-0 Japan: Brazil start the Confederations Cup with an encouraging performance

June 16, 2013
Brazil 3-0 Japan: Brazil start the Confederations Cup with an encouraging performance

Brazil scored at the start of the first half, at the start of the second half, and in the final minute. Luiz Felipe Scolari named his expected side, unchanged from the XI that defeated France 3-0 last week. Alberto Zaccheroni left out Ryoichi Maeda, using Shinji Okazaki as the lone striker, with Hiroshi Kiyotake playing on the right...
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Posted in Confederations Cup 2013 | 227 Comments »

Brazil 0-0 Paraguay: Brazil fail to score in 120 minutes – then miss all their penalties too

July 18, 2011
Brazil 0-0 Paraguay: Brazil fail to score in 120 minutes – then miss all their penalties too

Paraguay are through to the semi-finals of the Copa America, having drawn all four games so far.
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Posted in Gold Cup 2011 | 54 Comments »

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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Posted in Copa America 2011 | 51 Comments »

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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Posted in Copa America 2011 | 56 Comments »