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Fernandinho can offer Brazil midfield alternative

The Manchester City midfielder is set to start against Japan on Friday and says the World Cup can’t come quick enough for the Selecao Fernandinho remains hopeful of breaking into the Brazil starting XI and says he can offer a different option in midfield. The Manchester City man has been in excellent …

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Derailed in Madrid, Danilo’s back on track and heading for Brazil return

The 26-year-old has put his mishaps in the Spanish capital well behind him and has made an impressive start with Man City as he targets Selecao return Danilo needed a fresh start. “It was very fast, I was training with Real Madrid, Pep called me and I was very motivated …

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Colombia v Brazil betting: Deadly visiting attack will provide goals against desperate home side

Despite being second in the CONMEBOL table, Colombia are just four points ahead of sixth placed Peru and their 0-0 draw at bottom side Venezuela last week was a frustrating result for Los Cafeteros. A win over already-qualified Brazil would strengthened their grip on an automatic qualifying place, but that is …

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With Russia 2018 assured, how can the remaining qualifiers help Brazil’s World Cup dream?

Despite already securing their place at next year’s tournament with time to spare these last three games still mean a great deal for the Selecao Even with qualification for the World Cup next year in the bag, Brazil coach Tite will not slacken the pace he demands of his players. …

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Oles at the Marcana, altitude and the rise of Jesus – Five great Brazil-Ecuador clashes

While once minnows, Thursday’s opponents are now anything but the walkovers they were when the sides first met back in 1949 On Thursday, Brazil return to World Cup qualifying action with a clash against Ecuador at the Gremio Arena in Porto Alegre. Historically, Ecuador have posed the five-time world champions …

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Pele Wants Brazil To Face Russia In 2018 World Cup Final

Three-time World Cup winner Pele says he would love to see Brazil play Russia in next year’s World Cup final. Speaking at a sponsor’s event in Moscow’s Red Square on Friday to mark a year to go before the 2018 tournament, Pele shrugged off concerns about the form of the …

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WATCH: Brazil loss can inspire Socceroos – Postecoglou

Having conceded in the opening minute at the MCG, Australia produced some promising moments against the Selecao, according to their coach Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou insisted he got plenty out of Tuesday night’s 4-0 friendly loss to Brazil as he prepares for Australia’s first group game at the Confederations Cup …

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Roberto Carlos strongly denies doping allegations

The former Real Madrid left-back reacted to accusations made on German television that he used performance enhancing substances in Brazil Roberto Carlos has vehemently denied doping allegations that appeared in a documentary on German television network ARD. Man Utd agree transfer for Lindelof In an investigation into doping control problems …

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