Posted: Wednesday February 6, 2013 4:29 PM

Brazil loses to England for first time in 23 years

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LONDON (AP) -Luiz Felipe Scolari made an unsuccessful return as Brazil coach on Wednesday as a 23-year unbeaten record against England ended with a 2-1 loss at Wembley Stadium.

Fred canceled out Wayne Rooney's opener for England at the start of the second half, but Frank Lampard curled the match-winner in off the post on the hour.

Beating the five-time world champions for the first time since 1990 will raise English expectations as they try to ensure they qualify for the World Cup in Brazil next year.

 
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