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Forlan and Suarez lead Uruguay to Copa win


Forlan and Suarez lead Uruguay to Copa win


Former Manchester United forward Diego Forlán scored twice as Uruguay won the Copa América for a record 15th time, beating Paraguay 3-0 in Buenos Aires on Sunday.

Uruguayan fans only had to wait 11 minutes before La Celeste broke the deadlock thanks to a great finish from Liverpool striker Luis Suarez.

Forlán then ended a year without scoring for his country after running onto a pinpoint pass from midfielder Egidio Arevalo Rios before blasting the ball past goalkeeper Justo Villar.

Paraguay’s best chance came eight minutes after the restart through Nelson Valdez, who fired a volley onto the crossbar.

In a last minute counter attack, Forlán slotted the ball past Villa once again to score his second goal of the day and make sure of the win.

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