International Friendlies

Brazil 1-0 Ecuador

Willian scores Brazil's winner against Ecuador in New Jersey
Four Chelsea players were in Brazil's starting XI against Ecuador

A first-half goal from Chelsea's Willian was enough to give Brazil victory over Ecuador in Tuesday's international friendly in New Jersey.

It was a second successive 1-0 win for new coach Dunga, following last week's friendly with Colombia in Miami.

Chelsea's Oscar, Ramires and Filipe Luis were also in the Brazil line-up.

The winner came from a free-kick on the half-hour as Oscar found Neymar, who lifted over the defence for Willian to score with the outside of his foot.

Ecuador almost equalised six minutes later but Enner Valencia's right-foot shot hit the base of the post after beating goalkeeper Jefferson.

The West Ham striker also saw a looping header cleared off the line by Luis 16 minutes into the second half as Ecuador enjoyed their best spell of the game.

Brazil, who also included Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho and Manchester City's Fernandinho among their substitutes, had their best chance of the second half in the 47th minute but Neymar missed an open goal from four yards out with the goalkeeper on the ground.

The next match for Dunga's team will be against Argentina in Beijing on 11 October, with his first competitive fixtures in next year's Copa America in Chile.



Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1de Oliveira Galvao
  • 16DaniloSubstituted forNascimento Silvaat 90'minutes
  • 3Miranda
  • 13Marquinhos
  • 6Filipe Luís
  • 8Santos do NascimentoSubstituted forMendes Trindadeat 69'minutes
  • 17DiasSubstituted forFernandinhoat 74'minutes
  • 19WillianSubstituted forGoulart Pereiraat 45'minutes
  • 11OscarSubstituted forde Barros Ribeiroat 45'minutes
  • 10Neymar
  • 9Tardelli MartinsSubstituted forCoutinhoat 67'minutes


  • 2Fabinho
  • 5Fernandinho
  • 7de Souza
  • 12Barbosa
  • 14Nascimento Silva
  • 15Marcelo
  • 18de Barros Ribeiro
  • 20Goulart Pereira
  • 21Coutinho
  • 22Mendes Trindade


Formation 4-4-1-1

  • 22Domínguez
  • 4Paredes
  • 20Cangá
  • 3ErazoBooked at 80mins
  • 10Ayoví
  • 5IbarraSubstituted forMartínezat 82'minutes
  • 6Noboa
  • 14Castillo
  • 17SornozaSubstituted forRojasat 45'minutes
  • 18CazaresSubstituted forAnguloat 67'minutes
  • 13E Valencia


  • 2Mina
  • 7Plata
  • 8Angulo
  • 9Rojas
  • 11Martínez
  • 12Bone
  • 15Ramírez
  • 16Pineida
  • 19Gruezo
Edvin Jurisevic

Match Stats

Home TeamBrazilAway TeamEcuador
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  1. Post update

    Match ends, Brazil 1, Ecuador 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Brazil 1, Ecuador 0.

  3. Post update

    Philippe Coutinho (Brazil) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Luis Canga (Ecuador).

  5. Post update

    Ricardo Goulart (Brazil) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Christian Noboa (Ecuador).

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Brazil. Gil replaces Danilo.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Enner Valencia (Ecuador) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Joao Rojas with a cross.

  9. Post update

    Delay in match Walter Ayoví (Ecuador) because of an injury.

  10. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  11. Post update

    Attempt saved. Philippe Coutinho (Brazil) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Everton Ribeiro.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Fernandinho (Brazil).

  13. Post update

    Enner Valencia (Ecuador) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  14. Post update

    Ricardo Goulart (Brazil) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Enner Valencia (Ecuador).

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Ecuador. Fidel Martínez replaces Renato Ibarra.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Neymar (Brazil) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right from a direct free kick.

  18. Booking

    Frickson Erazo (Ecuador) is shown the yellow card.

  19. Post update

    Neymar (Brazil) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Luis Canga (Ecuador).

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Wednesday 10th September 2014

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