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It all boils down to Brazil (again)

About Last Night: It's Brazil (again)

Updated: July 7, 2011, 8:47 AM ET
By Stacy Title

Women's World Cup: The U.S. women have faltered in the past year but it has been easy to rationalize away. On Wednesday, all they needed was a tie to avoid playing Brazil in the quarterfinals. Instead, they fell to Sweden 2-1 -- their fourth loss since November and first in the group stage. The Americans were once seemingly invincible. Now, not so much. The U.S. needs to shore up its defense if it's going to have a fighting chance against Marta and the Brazilians, who are picking up serious speed ...

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