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Brazil manager Tite names World Cup starting line-up

Brazil manager Tite names World Cup starting line-up

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Brazil’s starting line-up Speaking to UOL Esportes, Tite named his Brazilian starting line-up for this summer’s World Cup in Russia. The Brazilian manager has made a few surprise exclusions, including captain and central defender Thiago Silva, whilst there is also no place for Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino. Goalkeeper “The 11 who will start are Alisson;” The Roma goalkeeper has had an excellent season in Serie A and the Champions League with his stock beginning to seriously rise around Europe. The player has been subject to huge interest all around Europe with a £60m fee being mentioned in the media. Alisson’s form hands Brazil a huge boost ahead of next summer’s tournament in Russia, with Seelcao looking to sort out their issues in defence. Defence “
On This Day in Football: Argentina sink Brazil, Bonetti hit by a plate of chicken

On This Day in Football: Argentina sink Brazil, Bonetti hit by a plate of chicken

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On This Day in Football: Argentina sink Brazil, Bonetti hit by a plate of chicken - originally posted on Sportslens.com On this day in 1946, Argentina lifted their eighth South American championship trophy by beating Brazil 2-0 at the Estadio Monumental in Buenos Aires. Colombia, Peru and Ecuador had withdrawn from the tournament leaving Bolivia, Chile, Uruguay, Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay to decide the title. La Albiceleste started the final round one point ahead of Brazil, meaning they only needed a draw to clinch the title. Played in front of a jam packed Monumental crowd, Argentina took the lead in the 14th minute courtesy of a goal from Noberto Mendez. The Huracan forward scored again to ensure a comfortable 2-0 victory as Argentina lifted the South American championship for an ei...