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Brazil play beautiful football and lose to the Dutch; the conspiracy theories mount

Richard Heathcote Arjen Robben made key contributions on the cut-up pitch of Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. RIO DE JANEIRO—Brazil were brilliant for 53 minutes. Holland were terrible for 75. For about an hour, Brazil had constant midfield pressure, were recovering the ball with ease, winning the tactical battle, attacking with […]