Copa America review

Brazil held by Venezuela

July 3, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Brazil failed to fire against Venezuela in their Copa America opener on Sunday, drawing 0-0 at the Estadio Unico in La Plata, outside Buenos Aires.

The Brazilians had the bulk of possession, but missed a host of chances that saw Pato hit the woodwork early on and Robinho and Neymar spurned good opportunities.

The five-times world champions continued to pressurise and Robinho almost broke the deadlock after beating goalkeeper Renny Vicente Vega, but Oswaldo Vizcarrondo slid in ...

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