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Video: USA 2 –Brazil 3 (FIFA Confederations Cup Highlights)

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Video: USA 2 –Brazil 3 (FIFA Confederations Cup Highlights)

[digg=]A brave Team USA took a surprise 2-0 lead in their 2009 Confederations Cup Final against Brazil earlier today. However, they could not preserve the lead as a Brazilian onslaught led to 3 unanswered goals in the second half of play. A double by Luis Fabiano and a header by Lucio gave Brazil an advantage for which the Americans had no answer towards the end of the game.

Match: United States vs. Brazil
Date: June 28, 2009
Competition: FIFA Confederations Cup — Final
Venue: Ellis Park – Johannesburg
Kickoff: 8:30 p.m. local time
Weather: 46 degrees, fair

Scoring Summary:
USA — Clint Dempsey (Jonathan Spector) 10th minute
USA — Landon Donovan (Charlie Davies)  27
BRA — Luis Fabiano                                        46
BRA – Luis Fabiano                                         74
BRA – Lucio (Elano)                                         84

USA: 1-Tim Howard; 12-Jonathan Spector, 5-Oguchi Onyewu, 15-Jay DeMerit, 3-Carlos Bocanegra; 10-Landon Donovan, 22-Benny Feilhaber (2-Jonathan Bornstein, 75), 13 -Ricardo Clark (4-Conor Casey, 88), 8-Clint Dempsey; 9-Charlie Davies, 17-Jozy Altidore (16-Sacha Kljestan, 75)
Subs not used: 6-Heath Pearce , 7-DaMarcus Beasley, 11-Marvell Wynne, 18-Brad Guzan, 19-Freddy Adu, 20-Jose Torres, 23-Luis Robles
Not available: 12-Michael Bradley (suspension)
Head Coach: Bob Bradley

BRA: 1-Julio Cesar; 2-Maicon, 3-Lucio, 14-Luisao, 16-Andre Santos (13-Daniel Alves, 66); 18-Ramires (7-Elano, 67), 8-Gilberto Silva, 10-Kaka, 5-Felipe Melo; 9-Luis Fabiano, 11-Robinho
Subs not used: 6-Kleber, 12-Victor, 15-Miranda, 17-Josue, 19-Julio Baptista, 20-Kleberson, 21-Alexandre Pato, 22-Nilmar, 23-Gomes
Not eligible: 4-Juan (injury)
Head Coach: Dunga



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