Brazil at rock bottom: how the Seleção lost their way

A strong showing at Copa América would have built momentum for World Cup qualifying. But another early tournament exit exposed a team with no cohesion

If this isn’t rock bottom for the Seleção, it’s as near as makes no difference. Another early tournament exit. Another Brazil team making unwanted history. Their defeat to Uruguay on penalties in the quarter-finals of Copa América marks the eighth time they’ve been dumped from a tournament held outside Brazil before the semi-finals since 2000.

It may not be 1950 or 7-1, but the latest defeat paints as grim a picture as those famous results.

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