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2 Corinthians 7 1 4 22
3 Gremio 6 3 3 21
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Chelsea can sign Alexandre Pato to four-year deal if they want - agent

ESPN FC's Steve Nicol and Ross Dyer assess the latest from the rumour mill.
ESPN FC's Shaka Hislop assesses the play of Belgian international Michy Batshuayi as reports indicate he's moving on to Chelsea.
Alexandre Pato's loan spell with Chelsea expires on June 30.

Chelsea have an option to sign Alexandre Pato to a four-year contract this summer, the Brazilian striker's agent has said.

Pato joined Chelsea at the end of January on a six-month loan deal from Corinthians, but arrived at Stamford Bridge well short of match fitness and was placed on a "preseason" regime of double sessions at Cobham by interim manager Guus Hiddink.

Having waited 64 days to make his Chelsea debut, Pato marked the occasion by winning and scoring a penalty in a 4-0 rout of Aston Villa...

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Tite announced as new Brazil manager following Dunga's departure

ESPN FC's Brazil correspondent Gustavo Hofman discusses the challenges ahead for new Brazil head coach, Tite.
Adenor Leonardo Bacchi, known as "Tite", has been named the new coach of Brazil's national team, according to his club.

Tite has been officially appointed the new manager of Brazil, the Brazilian federation has announced.

The ex-Corinthians manager, who last week was tipped to succeed former national team boss Dunga by club president Roberto de Andrade, was confirmed by the Brazilian federation on Monday.

"It's official! Tite is the coach of the Brazilian national team,'' read a statement on the federation's website.

"On Monday afternoon, Adenor Leonardo Bacchi was officially presented as the new commander...

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Corinthians' Tite to succeed Dunga as Brazil national team boss - Andrade

Adenor Leonardo Bacchi, known as "Tite", has been named the new coach of Brazil's national team, according to his club.
ESPN FC's Roberto Martinez and Steve McManaman react to Brazil's recent sacking of Dunga.
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Tite has been wildly successful at Corinthians.

Corinthians president Roberto de Andrade has announced Tite has agreed to succeed Dunga as Brazil national team manager, but the Brazilian federation says no accord has been struck with any coach.

Dunga and national team coordinator Gilmar Rinaldi were relieved of their duties on Tuesday in the wake of a disappointing Copa America Centenario campaign. Brazil crashed out at the group stage after a controversial 1-0 loss to Peru in their final match.

The 55-year-old Tite, who Andrade says will not...

Alexandre Pato wants to stay in Europe despite poor Chelsea loan spell

ESPN FC Chelsea correspondent Liam Twomey looks back at Chelsea's poor, 'disastrous' season.

Alexandre Pato insists he is still determined to prove himself in European football despite enduring a disappointing loan spell at Chelsea.

Pato, 26, moved to Stamford Bridge from Corinthians in January until the end of the season as injury cover for Radamel Falcao and Loic Remy, but arrived in what interim manager Guus Hiddink described as "pre-season shape" and had to wait 64 days to make his debut, scoring in a 4-0 rout of Aston Villa.

Only one more first-team appearance followed in a 1-0 away...

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River Plate lose to Independiente in Copa Libertadores title defence

Defending Copa Libertadores champions River Plate exited the competition in the round of 16 at the hands of Independiente del Valle.

River Plate's quest to repeat as Copa Libertadores champions was thwarted by Ecuadorian club Independiente del Valle in the round of 16.

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The Argentine club lost to Independiente by a final aggregate score of 2-1, after failing to overcome a two-goal deficit from the first leg in Ecuador.

River dominated possession and shots on goal, but could only find the net once, when substitute Lucas Alario scored from close range to give the hosts a late 1-0 lead in the 79th minute.

A four-goal lead from the...