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Old 07-07-2019, 05:02 PM   #941
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Brazil only concedes one goal in the entire tournament and wins the Copa America! 12 years since Brazil’s last one, it’s nice to see some of the team veterans get rewarded after many disappointments. Jesus had an amazing knockout round by scoring a goal and assist in both semi finals and finals.


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Brazil is famous for being flashy and offensive but they only win tournaments when they are defensively sound.
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Old 07-07-2019, 05:16 PM   #942
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Brazil is famous for being flashy and offensive but they only win tournaments when they are defensively sound.


This is true! The last tournament editions of Brazil have been extremely good defensively. Brazil learned lessons from 2014, even last World Cup they very strong on defence. When Casemiro is in the team they are one of the toughest teams in the world to break down and he really is critical for Brazil. Silva and Dani Alves both still going strong, which will make the selection over the coming years very interesting. Dani Alves winning player of the tournament at 36 at RB is pretty remarkable, even tho Jesus or Everton May of deserved it over him.

I think this tournament will be a great stepping stone for the whole team as they clearly do not need Neymar to be elite and proved that others can step up in big moments.

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Well....they didnt have Sideshow Bob anchoring their defense for a change so somebody clearly learned something...
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Jesus with the Gordie Howe hat trick (goal, assist, fought VAR).
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Yes very impressive game and great skill by both teams, but in particular the Brazilians. An exceptional example of how the game should be played.
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Old 07-07-2019, 10:46 PM   #946
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And on a night when the USWNT wins the Women's World Cup the USMNT loses the Gold Cup.

I wonder who watched.
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All the Mexican Americans watched so itll get higher ratings.
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And on a night when the USWNT wins the Women's World Cup the USMNT loses the Gold Cup.

I wonder who watched.
All the people who did watched a great game

That's one of the best rivalrys in the sport
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