SANTIAGO, Chile -- Playing without suspended star Neymar, Brazil defeated Venezuela 2-1 Sunday in its final group game to reach the Copa America quarterfinals.
Thiago Silva scored with a volley in the 9th minute off a perfect delivery from a corner by Neymar's replacement Robinho. Roberto Firmino added the second in the 52nd, hammering home a cross from Willian.
The loss in Group C eliminated Venezuela, which got an 84th-minute goal from Miku.
The final match in qualifying set up the quarterfinal...