David Luiz is stretchered off a Group A match between against Italy on Sunday.
David Luiz is stretchered off a Group A match between against Italy on Sunday.
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BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) -- Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari will have all of his players available for the Confederations Cup semifinal against South American rival Uruguay on Wednesday.

The Brazilian federation said Monday that defender David Luiz and defensive midfielder Paulinho will recover from injuries in time for the decisive match in Belo Horizonte.

Paulinho missed the group stage match against Italy because of a left ankle sprain, while David Luiz was replaced in the first half because of a right leg injury.

Brazil beat Italy 4-2 to win Group A and set up the matchup with the regional rivals. The hosts have won two consecutive Confederations Cups, and three overall.

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