Rio Olympics 2016: Brazil reach semi-finals on penalties

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Football penalty drama as Brazil progress

Goalkeeper Barbara saved the decisive penalty as hosts Brazil beat Australia 7-6 on penalties to move into the Olympic football semi-finals.

After a goalless draw, Australia had a penalty to win after Brazilian icon Marta missed her effort - but Barbara kept out Katrina Gorry's strike.

Alanna Kennedy then saw Barbara save her penalty to send Brazil into a semi-final with Sweden in Rio on Tuesday.

Canada will face Germany in the other last-four tie.

Sweden beat defending champions United States in their quarter-final.

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