Brazil says tough win helps team mature for WCup
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By TALES AZZONI
AP Sports Writer
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil -- Brazil says the hard-fought win over an experienced Uruguay squad has helped the team mature and gain more confidence for next year's World Cup -- also being staged on home ground.
Brazil struggled to beat Uruguay 2-1 in the semifinal of the Confederations Cup on Wednesday, but coach Luiz Felipe Scolari and his players say there are a lot of positives to take from the match at Mineirao Stadium.
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