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Confederations Cup preview: Brazil Vs Uruguay
Brazil and Uruguay - two football giants in South America - will clash in the ongoing Confederations Cup 2013 semi-finals to be played Wednesday, 26 June, at Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Brazil may be the favourites but one can't forget the surprise that Uruguay can come up with.

Even before the start of the tournament, Brazil along with Spain was tagged as favourites for the competition and Uruguay were the dark horses. Brazil has justified it by winning all their round robin matches thus topping their group. Uruguay lost to another favourite, Spain in their round robin stage; otherwise, it has been a cruise for them en route to the semis defeating Tahiti and Nigeria.

But come tomorrow, the Uruguayans will have to be at their menacing best if they are to even compete with the Brazilians. Brazil has had an impressive turn out defeating their opponents, Japan, Mexico and Italy with considerable ease. Players such as Neymar, Oscar, and Fred have been a dangerous threat with their dribbles, assists, goals against all opponents in the tournament.

These players are not going to make the life of the Uruguayan defenders any easier. Neymar has scored three fantastic goals in the tournament, establishing himself as one of the best young footballers of the world.

Uruguay is also no less dangerous in their attacking flair, which mainly comprises three attacking players: Diego Forlan, Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani. Suarez may have not shown his English Premier League form in Brazil, but has still scored three goals. If Suarez fires, Brazil would have their task cut out, as he has the talent and skill to dribble past defenders and look them foolish.

In fact, the trio of forwards when in form could be the best attacking line in world football presently, even better than what the Brazil and Span possess. These players have proved themselves in the international arena. The Uruguayans have showed in the tournament that they are a happy and a united group.

Brazil has dominated South American football for some time now, but this Uruguayan team would be eager to put a stop to their dominance by defeating Brazil in their home turf tomorrow and send a strong signal to other nations before the 2014 World Cup. Brazil will also not take this team lightly, for they have won the Copa America as well as reached the semi-finals of the last world cup in South Africa.

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