Soccer-Alves own goal hands tetchy Brazil Swiss loss (Reuters)

(adds quotes, detail) By Brian Homewood BASEL, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Brazil fullback Dani Alves scored an embarrassing own goal to send them tumbling to a 1-0 defeat against Switzerland in a friendly on Wednesday, ending their run of six straight wins. Alves put through his own net at the start of the second half to give the feisty Swiss just reward for taking the match to the irritable 2014 World Cup hosts. …

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