Brazil Qualify for Copa America Quarterfinals Without Neymar

By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's national football (soccer) team qualified for the quarterfinals of the Copa America with a victory over Venezuela with 2-1 in their third group game. The Seleção had to play without their suspended captain Neymar, who will not appeal against his four-game-ban and will leave Chile.

The Brazilian team faced an unusual situation before the game on Sunday (June 21st), as all teams of the group stood equal with three points. But as Colombia and Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?