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SALVADOR, Brazil -- Brazil finally found its scoring touch in the mens soccer tournament at the Olympics.The host country advanced to the quarterfinals by beating Denmark 4-0 Wednesday, avoiding another embarrassing elimination in front of the home fans.Gabigol scored twice and Gabriel Jesus and Luan added the others at the Arena Fonte Nova as Brazil continues its quest to win the Olympic gold medal in soccer for the first time.The Brazilians will next play Colombia on Saturday in Sao Paulo.Brazil had been held to scoreless draws in its first two group games and needed a victory to guarantee a spot in the knockout round. It ended up first in Group A with five points, one more than Denmark, which also advanced and will play Nigeria in Salvador. South Africa and Iraq were eliminated after a 1-1 draw in Sao Paulo.The convincing victory also helped Brazil regain the support of the local fans, who had been disappointed by lackluster performances and had loudly jeered the team in the games against South Africa and Iraq.The crowd of more than 40,000 fans was behind the team from the start in Salvador and chanted The champion is back during parts of the game.Led by Neymar, Brazil arrived as the main favorite to win the Olympic tournament and finally breakthrough with the gold medal, which is the only trophy the five-time world champions havent won in soccer.Needing the victory, Brazil attacked from the start and took the lead after Gabigols close-range shot after a low cross by Douglas Santos in the 26th minute. Gabriel Jesus added to the lead from near the goal line in the 40th after a pass by Luan, who scored the third from near the penalty spot in a play started by Neymar. Gabigols second goal came with a shot off a rebound in the 80th.Neymar, who had been heckled by some fans after struggling in the first two games, played better and was much more involved in the game. Gabigol and Gabriel Jesus, the 19-year-old forwards touted as some of Latin Americas most promising players, also improved and finally found the net.Brazil was in danger of another humiliating elimination just two years after the 7-1 loss to Germany at its home World Cup. The senior team also disappointed at the Copa America two months ago, failing to advance from the group stage of the continental competition.Earlier Wednesday, two-time Olympic champion Argentina and defending champion Mexico were eliminated from medal contention after failing to advance from the group stage.Playing without any of its biggest stars, Argentina needed a win against Honduras but was held to a 1-1 draw at the Mane Garrincha Stadium in Brasilia. It was another blow to Argentine soccer following the senior teams loss in the Copa America final in June and the ongoing crisis enveloping the sport at home.Mexico, which brought a stronger team and was among the title favorites, lost to South Korea 1-0 in Brasilia to end its chances of repeating its triumph from four years ago, when it upset Brazil in the final in London.South Korea will next play Honduras in Belo Horizonte.Germany will play Portugal in Brasilia after advancing to the quarterfinals with a 10-0 rout of Fiji at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, the same place where the countrys senior team embarrassed Brazil 7-1 in the semifinals of the 2014 World Cup. Fiji had already lost 5-1 to Mexico and 8-0 to South Korea.All quarterfinal matches will be on Saturday.---Tales Azzoni on Twitter: His work can be found at John Wehner Jersey . 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ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Leonys Martin went 4 for 4 with three doubles and three runs, and Robinson Cano homered to help the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-1 on Monday night for their sixth straight victory.Cano went 3 for 5 with his 33rd home run. Ben Gamel added his first major league homer, a two-run shot to left-center in the eighth inning to close the scoring.Ariel Miranda (4-1) shut out Los Angeles over six innings, striking out three and walking one in his third straight win.In front of a season-low crowd of 29,932, the Angels began to unravel in the seventh inning.Martin was awarded a ground rule double on a fan interference call. Martin may have been able to stretch it into a triple but his line drive to right field was picked up by a fan.Mike Zunino was then beaned by Ricky Nolasco, who gave up four earned runs on six hits in his second straight loss. Nolasco (5-14) was then removed from the game and relieved by Deolis Guerra.Ketel Marte bunted for an infield single down the third base line and Norichika Aoki singled home Martin and Zunino, making the score 4-0. With Seth Smith batting, Guerra balked to score Marte. Cano reached on a fielders choice when Cliff Penningtons throw home went wild, allowing Aoki to score and put Seattle up 6-0.ddddddddddddThe Mariners batted around before Dae-Ho Lee finally grounded out to end the four-run inning.C.J. Cron scored the Angels only run in the bottom of the seventh inning on an RBI single by Pennington.TRAINERS ROOMMariners: 1B Adam Lind is expected to miss 3-4 days with a sprained finger on his right hand. Lind sprained the finger in Sundays game.Angels: SS Andrelton Simmons was scratched from the lineup with a bruised right hand late Monday. Simmons, who jammed his hand in Sundays game, was initially in the lineup before being replaced by Pennington.UP NEXTMariners: RHP Taijuan Walker will start the second game for Seattle. Walker has battled injuries and inconsistency this season but earned his first win since June 30 in his last start against the Texas Rangers. Walker is 2-2 with a 7.23 ERA in five starts against the Angels.Angels: RHP Alex Meyer will make his third major league start and his fourth appearance. Meyer, who was traded to the Angels from the Minnesota Twins at the deadline with Nolasco, is 2-2 with a 7.71 ERA at the major league level and went 1-1 with a 1.86 ERA in eight minor league games. ' ' '

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