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  • FELIPE MELO (7')
  • ROBINHO (20')
  • MAICON (62')

Referee Massimo BUSACCA (SUI)

Summary

Samba kings sink USA

Samba kings sink USA

Brazil returned to their brilliant best in Tshwane/Pretoria, cruising to a 3-0 win over USA and inching closer to the semi-finals of the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup. For the second game running, the Americans had a player sent off and Kaka, Robinho and Co were in no mood to take their foot off the accelerator as they strolled to their second straight win of these finals with goals from Felipe ...

Highlights

Line-up

USA
BRA
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Bob BRADLEY (USA)
(BRA) DUNGA
Officials
  • Referee: Massimo BUSACCA (SUI)
  • Assistant Referee 1: Matthias ARNET (SUI)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Francesco BURAGINA (SUI)
  • Fourth official: Coffi CODJIA (BEN)
  • Fifth official: Alexis FASSINOU (BEN)
  • Misses next match if booked
  • Not eligible to play
  • Injured

Photos

  • Gilberto Silva of Brazil battles with Jonathan Spector of USA
  • Kaka of Brazil is chased by Michael Bradley of USA
  • Jonathan Spector of the USA competes for the ball with Robinho of Brazil
  • Kaka salutes the fans after being substituted
  • Maicon cools off
  • Brazilian coach Dunga looks on
  • Julio Baptista of Brazil gets away from Landon Donovan of USA
  • Robinho of Brazil speaks to a pitchside reporter after scoring
  • Robinho of Brazil celebrates after scoring

Quotes

"In our first game we were exhausted after having no rest and having just arrived in South Africa. Before this game against the USA we were able to prepare properly and get the players' bodies ready. This made life easier for everyone," Dunga, Brazil coach.

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    STATISTICS
    USAStatisticsBrazil
    9Shots23
    3Corner kicks6
    1Yellow cards0
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    1Red Cards0
    40%Possession (%)60%