June 29, 2009

Brazil 3-2 wins over USA in Confederation Cup 2009

No one hopes that United States will be the opposition in the final of Confederation Cup 2009. At the last moment they had to move against the neighboring country and most time winners Brazil. In the group phase, U.S. beat to Brazil 3-0. But bidding Spain form the semi-finals United States returned in full confidence back and the performances in second semifinals disappointed all the fans of Brazil even the first half of the final. But the second half was totally different and by scoring 3 goals Brazil becomes the champions of the FIFA Confederation Cup 2009.

Weei reported:

Lucio scored a late goal to give Brazil a 3-2 win over the United States and a second straight Confederations Cup title Sunday. The Brazil captain headed in a corner from Elano in the 84th minute to help the five-time world champions hold off a spirited American team that had taken a 2-0 lead at halftime. Luis Fabiano scored two goals in the second half to put Brazil back in the match after Clint Dempsey and Landon Donovan had given the Americans the lead.

Brazil becomes the third times champions for six appearances. Previously, they won the title in 1997 and 2005 and this is the second consecutive wins. France and Argentina is holding the second position by becoming two times champions. The U.S. fans have to be satisfied with runner-up title. In 1992 and 1999 United State reached in the 3rd position. To tell truth, US has been improved in Soccer a lot and they have some quality to beat any team any time. It is possible for USA that they will be appear in the next World Cup 2010 in South Africa.