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Colombia shocked Brazil with 1-0 win in Copa America 2015

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In Copa America, Brazil got a huge shock when they have been defeated by Colombia 1-0 on Wednesday. Colombia fans took this win as revenge against Brazil for the defeat in last year's World Cup quarterfinals.

It was a bad night for Brazil, they not only make their journey in the tournament tough but when skipper Neymar picked up his second caution of the tournament, which rules him out of the crucial final group match against Venezuela on coming Sunday. Because in point table Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela all three teams in Group C have 3 points each.

Jeison Murillo after scoring the goal

Jeison Murillo after scoring the goal

It was in the first half of the match when Inter Milan defender Jeison Murillo scored the goal for Colombia and then second half has been dominated by Colombian defence, Brazil's high profile forward line could not break it. Colombia's defensive midfielder Carlos Sanchez was in the main role to restrict the five-time world champions to any shots on goal.

Brazil replaced David Luiz by Thiago Silva at center-back which made their game too much defensive and Colombia took that chance in the first half. Within 30 minute Sanchez's shot deflected ...read more

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