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A stunning free-kick from Barcelona full-back Daniel Alves with just two minutes remaining proved enough to give Brazil a narrow 1-0 victory over host nation South Africa in Thursday's second Confederations Cup semifinal in Johannesburg.

With the match heading for extra-time, substitute Alves smashed home a vicious strike from the edge of the area, after a foul on Ramirez by Aaron Mokeona, as Dunga's side secured a clash with the United States -- whom they have already beaten in the group stages -- in Sunday's Ellis Park final.

The United States secured their place in the tournament's climax after ending Spain's unbeaten record in stunning style on Wednesday. Read full article »

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