Fred & Paulinho fire Brazil past Uruguay and into the Confederations Cup final

Brazil 2 – Uruguay 1 (Confederations Cup semi-final, June 26, 2013) (Longer highlights) Uruguay won a penalty when David Luiz dragged down Diego Lugano from a corner, but Julio Cesar saved Diego Forlan’s spot-kick. The Samba Boys broke the deadlock moments before the break as Fred finished after a good piece of work from Neymar. Uruguay equalised early in the second half through Edinson Cavani. Four minutes from time Paulinho headed home Brazil’s winner from a Neymar corner.

GIF: David Luiz gives away a penalty v Uruguay.

GIF: A brilliant birds-eye view of Julio Cesar’s penalty save from Diego Forlan.

GIF: Julio Cesar saves Diego Forlan’s penalty.

GIF: Neymar does brilliantly, Fred finishes v Uruguay.

GIF: Uruguay scrap in the box, Edinson Cavani equalises v Brazil.

GIF: Neymar’s sensational acrobatics to win a foul v Uruguay.