6 Lessons Learned from Brazil 2x1 Bosnia

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6 Lessons Learned from Brazil 2x1 Bosnia
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Today, Brazil opened the year with their first match against a valiant Bosniak squad. While Bosnia waited on their own half to storm Brazil with counter-attacks, Brazil had Barcelona-like possessions although they did not create anything during the first half after Marcelo's initial strike. 

Bosnia kept to Safet Susic's strategy and Edin Dzeko stole an awful pass by the inconsistent David Luiz and threaded the ball to Vedad Ibisevic, who scored off Thiago Silva's leg.

The second half was very much dull until Mano Menezes took out Ronaldinho and Hernanes and replaced them with Ganso and Hulk.

After that, Brazil pretty much controlled possession but never really managed to get a good shot on Asmir Begovic's net. When Lucas Silva came in for Leandro Damião, Brazil got even more aggressive until Hulk got a ball on the right side of the box and executed a cross and scored off an unfortunate touch by Rangers' defender Sasa Papac.

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