By Doug Gray, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO – The city fell into quiet shock on Friday, July 2nd, as the much-fancied Brazil side had their dreams of a sixth World Cup title dashed by a well-organized and at times fortunate Holland.
Having looked every bit the tournament winners in the opening stages and scoring an early goal their key men disappeared in the second half, and Felipe Melo was sent off for an unnecessary stamp as Holland scored . . .