Soccer-Foul count shows an unpalatable side to Brazil’s game (Reuters)

By Brian Homewood June 20 (Reuters) – While Brazil enjoy a perfect record of two wins, five goals scored and none conceded from their two games at the Confederations Cup, another statistic has shown a less appealing side to their game. Brazil committed 25 fouls during Wednesday’s 2-0 win over Mexico, the highest by any team in a single match at the tournament so far and more even than the 22 Uruguay conceded in the face of Spain’s relentless passing game. …

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