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2007 Copa America winner is Brazil 3-0 over Argentina

 The 2007 Copa America winner is the team of Brazil, defeating Argentina 3-0 at the final on Sunday, big payout for the bettors.

2007 Copa America winner is Brazil 3-0 over Argentina Brazil won the Copa America Final today, scoring a classical 3-0 victory over the favorite Argentina. Goals by Julio Baptista, Daniel Alves and Roberto Ayala own-goal, brought the Copa America trophy to Brazil.

 During the first half of the Copa America Final Brazil was the better team, ending the half with a 2-0 lead over Argentina. Julio Baptista opened the scoring for Brazil at the very beginning - the 4th minute. Minutes later Argentina missed a chance for an equalizer after a shot by Juan Riquelme met the right-hand post. But in the 40th minute of the final, Roberto Ayala scored an own goal, while trying to clear a cross from Daniel Alves. In the second half, Daniel Alves sealed the Brazilian victory in the 69th minute.

 Before the final of the Copa America, the U.K. online bookmaker Bet365 (new window) offered the following odds on the final: on Argentina 1.80 (4/5),  Brazil 4.33 (10/3), and 3.50 (5/2) for a draw in regular time. The final of the Copa America has proved to be one of the worst betting event for the bookmakers all over the world.

 How did they got there

 Brazil - The Brazilian team had a hard time throughout the entire tournament. They finished second in Group B, behind Mexico, to whom they lost 2-0 on June 27th. In the knock-out rounds, Brazil beat Chile 6-1 and at the semi-finals the Brazilians won against Uruguay 5-4 in a penalty shoot-out, after 2-2 in the regular time.

 Argentina was a powerhouse at the 2007 Copa America, finishing atop of their Group C with victories over USA, Columbia and Paraguay. At the quarter-finals Argentina came out strong against Peru for a 4-0 win and at the semi-finals defeated Mexico 3-0.

Published on 07/15/2007

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