Oct 13, 2011
Brazil defeated Australia on day 4 of the
FIP Polo World Cup 2011 being played in San Luis, Argentina.
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The Brazilian national team beat Australia 11-8 in its second
outing at the Polo World Cup in San Luis. The Brazilian teams
win ties them with England in the the standings of Zone B.
Brazil took the first chukker 2-1.
Australia at times tried to dominate the action from the back of
the field and relied on back Will White, but Brazil answered
with goals and speed to play that allowed them to go to halftime
leading by 7-3.
For the second half the game strategy of Brazil did not change.
Australia kept trying to fight back. Junqueira and company
managed to their second win in World Cup so far and are becoming
a strong candidate to win the tournament.
Brazil: Beto Junqueira 1, Pedro Zacharias 5 (4 goals), Xande
Junqueira 4 (6 goals), Joao Novaes 4 (1 goal): 11
Australia: Alec White 2 (1 goal), Dirk Gould 5 (3 goals), Matt
Grimes 5 (4 goals), Will White 2: 8
Chukker by chukker Brazil: 2-0, 4-2, 7-3, 9-5, 10-6, 11-8