Following Argentina’s draw with Bolivia and Colombia’s win over Costa Rica, Group B of the 2011 Copa América began on Sunday, with two 0-0 draws. Venezuela did a superb job to hold Brazil in a match that interesting rather than exciting, with Ganso superbly marked throughout by the excellent Tomás Rincón and Franklin Lucena, and Paraguay and Ecuador then played out another goalless draw with Paraguay the better side, and Christian Benítez missing one incredible chance for Ecuador in the first half. The highlights, such as they are, are right here.
Copa América 2011, Group B, Sun 3rd July
Brazil 0 – 0 Venezuela
This is the first time Brazil and Venezuela have met at the Copa América without Brazil winning. Across all competitions, Brazil have scored over 4 goals a game on average in previous meetings.
Paraguay 0 – 0 Ecuador
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