Brazil Seleção Beats Colombia 1×0 in Rio with Dudu Goal

The friendly match was focused on memorializing the Chapecoense football team, and the tragic plane crash on November 28th which killed 71 people and left six survivors.

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian and Colombian national football (soccer) teams played last night, Wednesday, January 25th, in Rio’s Nilton Santos Stadium, better known as Engenhão. Brazil's Seleção beat Colombia 1-0, but the match was more focused on memorializing the tragedy of the Chapecoense football team plane crash.

Neither team had their full squad on the pitch but it was still a competition

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