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Daily Archives: June 15, 2019

Copa America: Philippe Coutinho leads Brazil to opening win


Brazil’s Philippe Coutinho in action with Bolivia’s Adrian Jusino and Carlos Lampe. (Source: vetembaste) With Neymar watching from afar, it was Philippe Coutinho who came through for Brazil in the Copa America opener. With two quick goals after the team was jeered by the local crowd at halftime, Coutinho helped Brazil overcome the absence of the injured Neymar in Brazil’s ...

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FIFA World Cup: Australia captain Sam Kerr bites back at critics


Australia’s Sam Kerr celebrates after the match against Brazil. (REUTERS/Eric Gaillard) Australia captain Sam Kerr says their 3-2 win over Brazil at the women’s World Cup on Thursday was the perfect response to critics who had written them off after their opening defeat by Italy. The victory in Montpellier saw Australia become the second team in women’s World Cup history ...

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Australia, Qatar invited to 2020 Copa America


Australian captain Mile Jedinak during qualifications for last year’s World Cup. (via AP) Australia will be one of the two guest nations at the 2020 Copa America, the head of South America’s soccer body said on Thursday. CONMEBOL President Alejandro Dominguez told journalists that Asian champion Qatar will also return to next year’s tournament, which will be co-hosted by Argentina ...

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