Mexico Beats Brazil 2-1 in 2012 Final: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter

LONDON, ENGLAND - Brazil lost 2-1 to Mexico in the final of the 2012 Olympic football (soccer) tournament, finishing runner-up for the third time. Peralta's 28 second strike shocked the Seleção, whose overconfidence seemed evident even after conceding such an early goal.

After beginning to threaten the Mexican goal Neymar, Oscar and leading scorer Leandro Damião all went close without managing to find the back of the net. Peralta struck again . . .

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