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USA0Brazil2

USA v Brazil: Neymar & Roberto Firmino on target, Richarlison makes debut

Roberto Firmino and Neymar embrace after the Liverpool forward scored the opener
Roberto Firmino (left) and Neymar scored the goals

Neymar and Roberto Firmino scored as a strong Brazil side coasted past a youthful USA in a friendly match.

Firmino gave the Selecao the lead in New Jersey after 11 minutes, the Liverpool forward finishing a low Douglas Costa cross from close range.

Paris St-Germain striker Neymar doubled the lead from the penalty spot after Fabinho was judged to have been fouled in the box.

Neymar's goal was his 58th in 91 games for his country.

Brazil coach Tite gave an international debut to Everton forward Richarlison, who came on as a second-half substitute.

Elsewhere, two goals from Barcelona's Luis Suarez helped Uruguay to a 4-1 win over Mexico in Houston, Chara's 90th minute goal saw Colombia defeat Venezuela 2-1 in Miami and Ecuador beat Jamaica 2-0 in a match that was also staged in New Jersey.

Finally, an Argentina side without Lionel Messi easily beat Guatemala 3-0 in Los Angeles in their first game since losing 4-3 to France at the World Cup.

Line-ups

USA

  • 1Steffen
  • 2Yedlin
  • 3Miazga
  • 6Brooks
  • 17Robinson
  • 20TrappSubstituted forRoldanat 83'minutes
  • 14ArriolaSubstituted forAcostaat 55'minutes
  • 4Adams
  • 8McKennieSubstituted forDelgadoat 83'minutes
  • 16GreenSubstituted forWeahat 55'minutes
  • 7WoodSubstituted forZardesat 70'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Carter-Vickers
  • 9Zardes
  • 10Roldan
  • 11Weah
  • 15Lichaj
  • 21Parker
  • 22Bono
  • 23Acosta
  • 25Delgado

Brazil

  • 1Alisson
  • 14Fabinho
  • 13Marquinhos
  • 2Thiago SilvaSubstituted forVital da Silvaat 80'minutes
  • 6Filipe Luís
  • 18FredSubstituted forRamos de Oliveira Meloat 60'minutes
  • 5Casemiro
  • 11CoutinhoSubstituted forTolentino Coelho de Limaat 71'minutes
  • 7Douglas CostaSubstituted forWillianat 61'minutes
  • 20Roberto FirminoSubstituted forRicharlisonat 75'minutes
  • 10NeymarSubstituted forSousa Soaresat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Vital da Silva
  • 4de Almeida Monteiro
  • 9Richarlison
  • 12Murara Neto
  • 15Ramos de Oliveira Melo
  • 16Lobo Silva
  • 17Tolentino Coelho de Lima
  • 19Willian
  • 21Sousa Soares
  • 22Militão
  • 23Pereira
  • 24de Souza Nogueira
Referee:
Fernando Guerrero Ramírez
Attendance:
32,489

Match Stats

Home TeamUSAAway TeamBrazil
Possession
Home35%
Away65%
Shots
Home11
Away12
Shots on Target
Home2
Away4
Corners
Home6
Away3
Fouls
Home12
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, USA 0, Brazil 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, USA 0, Brazil 2.

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

Foul by Antonee Robinson (USA).

Foul by Richarlison (Brazil).

Kellyn Acosta (USA) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Brazil. Conceded by Tyler Adams.

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

Foul by Marco Delgado (USA).

Hand ball by Cristian Roldan (USA).

Substitution

Substitution, USA. Marco Delgado replaces Weston McKennie.

Substitution

Substitution, USA. Cristian Roldan replaces Wil Trapp.

Offside, Brazil. Lucas Paquetá tries a through ball, but Richarlison is caught offside.

Hand ball by Antonee Robinson (USA).

Substitution

Substitution, Brazil. Everton replaces Neymar.

Substitution

Substitution, Brazil. Dedé replaces Thiago Silva.

Foul by Neymar (Brazil).

Matt Miazga (USA) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Weston McKennie (USA) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Kellyn Acosta with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Brazil. Richarlison replaces Roberto Firmino.

Foul by Roberto Firmino (Brazil).

Kellyn Acosta (USA) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Filipe Luís (Brazil).

Tyler Adams (USA) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Thiago Silva (Brazil) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Neymar with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Brazil. Conceded by Antonee Robinson.

Corner, USA. Conceded by Alisson.

Attempt missed. Wil Trapp (USA) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Timothy Weah.

Substitution

Substitution, Brazil. Lucas Paquetá replaces Coutinho.

Substitution

Substitution, USA. Gyasi Zardes replaces Bobby Wood.

Attempt missed. Coutinho (Brazil) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Filipe Luís.

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

Foul by Timothy Weah (USA).

Attempt missed. Weston McKennie (USA) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Kellyn Acosta with a cross following a set piece situation.

Foul by Roberto Firmino (Brazil).

Kellyn Acosta (USA) wins a free kick on the right wing.

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

Foul by Kellyn Acosta (USA).

Corner, USA. Conceded by Marquinhos.

Substitution

Substitution, Brazil. Willian replaces Douglas Costa.

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Scores, Results & Fixtures

Friday 7th September 2018

  • USAUSA0BrazilBrazil2
  • EcuadorEcuador2JamaicaJamaica0
  • VenezuelaVenezuela1ColombiaColombia2
  • MexicoMexico1UruguayUruguay4
  • ArgentinaArgentina3GuatemalaGuatemala0

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