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Analysis – Four things learned from Brazil 3-1 Peru, Copa America final

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A new look Brazil

Brazil v Peru: Final - Copa America Brazil 2019
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – JULY 07: Roberto Firmino (R) of Brazil celebrates with teammates. (Photo by Pedro Vilela/Getty Images)

The Brazilians watching in the stands may want Samba football, but Tite seemingly has no desire to provide it.

Instead, his side appear to have learned the lessons of the past and are now focused on being hard to beat than beautiful to watch.

It’s a style change that has now paid off. This Copa America success came about because of their ability to keep their opponents at bay.

Peru’s penalty was the only goal they conceded all tournament while their ability to sit back and soak up pressure ensured Peru could not get back into the final. It’s a new look Brazil under Tite, that’s for sure.