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By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil almost blew a three goal lead as they defeated Egypt 3-2 in their opening game at the 2012 Olympics at the Millenium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Mano Menezes' men raced into a three goal lead in just half an hour with goals from Rafael, Leandro Damião and Neymar before the North Africans fired back after the break.

While they looked scintillating going forward the defensive frailties could . . .

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