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Paraguay 0 – Ecuador 0: Halftime

Paraguay got the better of a sluggish and nervy Ecuadorean team in the first half of this evening’s Copa America match but couldn’t find a way to open the scoring. Paraguay’s Marcelo Estigarribia, making a surprise start in place of … Continue reading

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Brazil 0 – Venezuela 0: Fulltime

Brazil’s fans booed their beloved national team off the pitch at the final whistle. The Selecao deserved it. Not an impressive second half from Mano Menezes’ new-look side. The highlights are here. The Brazilians needed to play with intensity and … Continue reading

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Brazil 0 – Venezuela 0: Halftime

Venezuela, emulating Bolivia’s “park the bus” strategy against Argentina, have so far managed to hold Brazil scoreless. The reigning South American champions have dominated possession but only created three chances. In the 27th minute, Alexandre Pato’s thundering shot rattled off … Continue reading

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Brazil – Venezuela: Lineups

ESPN will be showing a bowling special followed by the Harlem Globetrotters so I’m tuning into the Spanish language channel again. More motivation to learn the language. As expected Brazil will be going with an attacking 4-3-3. Coach Mano Menezes … Continue reading

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Halftime: Argentina 0 – Bolivia 0

Halftime in La Plata and, despite Argentina’s luxury of attacking riches, Bolivia have so far managed to stifle the hosts. Argentina have dominated possession and gotten forward well but been unable to capitalize on their limited scoring opportunities. In the … Continue reading

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Copa America Kicks Off Tomorrow

The 2011 Campeonato Sudamericano Copa América, a quadrennial soccer competition between the best national teams of South America, begins tomorrow. The Copa America, as it is popularly known, is one of the sport’s most prestigious international tournaments, outranked only by … Continue reading

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