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Copa America: Uruguay defeat Brazil in quarter final shootout

Uruguay have knocked out Brazil from the Copa America following a 4-2 penalty shootout defeat.

Brazil struggled to create opportunities in the game despite having a man advantage late in the second half when Uruguay’s Nahitan Nandez was sent off.

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The game was keenly contested with both teams committing 41 fouls.

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With no extra time in Copa America, the game went into a penalty shootout after 90 minutes.

Brazil could only convert two of their spot kicks, while Uruguay scored four.

The victory was Uruguay’s first over Brazil in 13 meetings since 2001.

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