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9th FIP Polo World Cup 2011
FINALS
 
Estancia Grande Polo Club, San Luis, Argentina, October 10 - 21, 2011

 

   
       

 

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.

Teams/scorers:
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