Brazil x Mexico probable starting line-ups 11 October 2011 – Neymar vs Chicharito
Brazil will face a real test this evening when they take on Mexico in the estádio Corona, in Torreón. The match throws together super stars Neymar of Santos and Manchester United’s Chicharito. The Premier League will also be represented by Tottenham Hotspur’s Giovanni dos Santos, Liverpool’s Lucas Leiva and Chelsea’s David Luiz.
Brazil are expected to make a number of changes from the side that struggled to beat Costa Rica 1-0 last Friday. Jefferson is in goal in place of the injured Julio César. Daniel Alves, Marcelo, Lucas Leiva, Fernandinho and Hulk should come in for Fábio, Adriano, Ralf, Luiz Gustavo and Fred respectively.
Brazil and México have crossed swords 31 times: Brazil have won 18, Mexico 6 times.
Mexico (possible): Sánchez; Juárez, Rodríguez, Moreno, Salcido, Rafa Marquez, Castro, Barrera, Guardado; Giovanni dos Santos, Chicharito
Coach: José Manuel de la Torre
Brazil (probable): Jefferson, Daniel Alves, David Luiz, Thiago Silva, Marcelo, Lucas Leiva, Fernandinho, Ronaldinho Gaúcho, Lucas, Neymar, Hulk
Coach: Mano Menezes
Venue: estádio Corona, Torreón, Mexico
Date: 11 October 2011
Kickoff: 2230 (Brasília) 0230 (London)
Officials: Marlon Mejía (El Salvador), Daniel Williamson (Panama), Octavio Jara (Costa Rica)