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Brazil 2-1 Uruguay: Brazil through to the final after substitutes help increase the pressure

June 27, 2013
Brazil 2-1 Uruguay: Brazil through to the final after substitutes help increase the pressure

Brazil weren’t on top form, but Paulinho’s late header sends them through to the final. Luiz Felipe Scolari brought back Paulinho after injury kept the Tottenham target out of the victory over Italy – so Hernanes dropped to the bench. Having changed his entire side for the win over Tahiti, Oscar Tabarez reverted to the side...
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Uruguay 1-1 Paraguay: Tabarez ditches his double pivot, then makes more attacking moves

March 25, 2013
Uruguay 1-1 Paraguay: Tabarez ditches his double pivot, then makes more attacking moves

Reigning South American champions Uruguay recorded their third consecutive 1-1 home draw – their participation in Brazil remains in the balance. Oscar Tabarez fielded a familiar core to this side – Edinson Cavani was only on the bench, with Diego Forlan behind Luis Suarez upfront, the combination that won Uruguay the Copa America final against...
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Argentina 3-0 Uruguay: Messi the main man

October 15, 2012
Argentina 3-0 Uruguay: Messi the main man

Argentina dominated the entire match, but took an hour to get the breakthrough. Alejandro Sabella kept a similar side to the XI that drew in Peru last month, with a couple of Manchester City players replacing a couple of recent Napoli players – Pablo Zabaleta replaced Hugo Campagnaro and Sergio Aguero returned in place of...
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ZM’s Copa America Best XI

July 29, 2011
ZM’s Copa America Best XI

The outstanding performers from July’s Copa America tournament in Argentina.
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