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Soldier Field 9th September 2007 - Kick off 21:00

USA United States of America vs Brazil Brazil



Brazil 4

Brazil see off USA

Brazil survive USA scare

By Peter O'Rourke.   Last Updated: 10/09/07 4:51pm

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Lucio: On the mark

Lucio: On the mark

Brazil beat USA 4-2 in their international friendly in Chicago on Sunday.

The home side stunned their illustrious opponents on 20 minutes when Fulham defender Carlos Bocanegra fired USA in front

Brazil were gifted an equaliser on 32 minutes when former Newcastle defender Oguchi Onyewu put through his own net.

The South American titans grabbed the lead seven minutes after the break when Lucio found the net.

However, USA refused to lie down and Fulham midfielder Clint Dempsey drew the sides level on 72 minutes.

Parity proved short-lived as Ronaldinho restored Brazil's lead three minutes later.

Manchester City ace Elano wrapped up the win with Brazil's fourth goal from the penalty spot in the closing stages

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