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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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Peru defeated Venezuela, quarter final chance opened for all teams in Group C

Peru vs Venezuela

Bayern Munich star Claudio Pizarro gave his country Peru a 1-0 victory against Venezuela in Copa America 2015. Peru faced a defeat against Brazil in the opening match by 2-1.

Venezuela stunned Colombia 1-0 in the previous match. But this match was totally dominated by Peru, although first half was goal less. But Venezuela got shock when Fernando Amorebieta saw a red card because of stamp on Guerrero's thigh after a tangle between the two players on the left flank.

In the second half Pizarro shot high into the roof of the net on 72nd minutes.
Now in Group C point table became very much interesting with 4 of the teams are in 3 points each, so quarter final places are open for all of them.

Now Peru will face Colombia in their final group match on Sunday while Brazil, defeated by Colombia in the last match, will play against Venezuela. These matches will decide the quarter final positions from Group C.

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List of teams for Copa America 2015

Copa America 2015

One of most popular international football tournament is going to start from June 2015 yes that is Copa America 2015 in Chile. Tournament will be started on 11th June 2015 and will continue till 4th July. 12 national teams will participate. Maximum teams have announced their provisional teams of 30 man squad and some announced final 23 members. Here are ...

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