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Debinha double helps sink Scotland
 Women's Football News 16 Dec 2013
Brazil 3 (Marta 26, Debinha 35,48) Scotland 1 (Lauder 75)
Five-time FIFA World Player of the Year, Marta, inspired an impressive Brazil side to a 3-1 victory over Scotland on match day two in Brasilia. 
The Tyreso FF forward scored the opening goal and set up Debinha for the second as the World ranked number four side added to their opening 2-0 victory over Chile to make it two wins out of two in the Brazil Women's International Tournament.
Debinha sealed her double just a few minutes in to the second half before Hayley Lauder then grabbed a stunning consolation goal for Scotland when she curled the ball past goalkeeper Andreia Suntaque with fifteen minutes remaining.
Anna Signeul made three changes to the Scotland side that lost 2-0 to FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 hosts Canada last week. Emma Mitchell, Leanne Ross and Eilish McSorley made way for Glasgow City trio Rachel Corsie, Leanne Crichton and Christie Murray. Corsie partnered Frankie Brown at the centre of defence after missing the opening match due to work commitments, while Murray returned from injury to make her first international appearance since August 2012.
Brazil enjoyed the bulk of the possession and Marta forced a corner in the opening minutes but Debinha couldn't get a shot away. Scotland were beginning to settle and see more of the ball, just as Brazil scored the opener.
Cristiane picked out Marta, who raced clear of the Scotland defence and sent a low shot past Gemma Fay on 26 minutes.
Brazil's taliswoman then turned provider, whipping a cross in to the Scotland box, where Debinha was lurking to prod the ball in to the net from close range.
Debhina caught Scotland off guard to grab her second goal just after the break. She latched on to a long ball out of defence and raced in to the box to lift the ball over Fay.
Scotland looked more comfortable as the half wore on, and the 29 degree temperature and humidity began to ease. Lisa Evans and Kim Little were beginning to take more control in midfield and the forward areas.
The increased possession paid off as Scotland pulled one back in some style. Andreia Suntaque blocked Leanne Crichton's effort and the ball found its way to Lauder, who took a touch on the edge of the box to evade the Brazilian defence, and curled a terrific strike into the top corner.
Scotland continued to press forward and Jane Ross had two chances to further reduce the deficit. The Vittsjo GIK forward hit a shot straight at Andreia Suntaque and came agonisingly close with a late header that went just wide.
Scotland are next in action against Chile - who defeated Canada 1-0 tonight - on Wednesday.
National coach Anna Signeul said: "Brazil are a very good side, but to be honest we are a bit disappointed because all of the goals were avoidable.
"The third one in particular, which came at a bad time straight after the break, was really just a ball over the top. If you make any kind of error against a side like this, with players of Marta's quality, you will be punished.
"We defended well in the first half but I think we got a bit tired in the hot conditions and started to give the ball away.
"It's always difficult when you lose a goal directly after half-time but after that we really found our stride. We had far more possession - Lisa Evans and Kim Little were excellent - and that led to our goal. It was a really fantastic strike from Hayley.
"We have a few days now to prepare for the game against Chile. They were probably the team that we knew least about coming in to the tournament, but I have now seen them twice in the flesh and they are a very good side.
"They are well organised, technically good, with a lot of pace, and they have a fantastic goalkeeper, so it will be another real test.
"The experience of playing these matches will be absolutley invaluable when we resume the World Cup qualifying campaign next year."
(report by www.scottishfa.co.uk)

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