Brazil 3-0 Zimbabwe 2 June 2010

June 2, 2010 at 13:00 6 comments

Robinho strikes Brazil's second against Zimbabwe

Goals from Michel Bastos, Robinho and Elano, eased Brazil to victory against a muscular Zimbabwe side in Harare. Brazil enjoyed a good pre World Cup workout on a bumpy pitch against African opposition. But first-choice keeper, Julio César, was taken off after just 19 minutes after a blow to his thorax. Tottenham player, Gomes, came in.

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6 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Mike  |  June 2, 2010 at 17:13

    Missed the game… Is the Cesar injury going to affect the World Cup?

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    • 2. pitacodogringo  |  June 2, 2010 at 21:03

      no. he’s fine

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      • 3. davinho  |  June 3, 2010 at 19:30

        Even if he weren’t fine, Gomes is a world-class keeper. Brazil is in good shape with either keeper. I’m less sure about Dida, who is erratic these days.

  • 4. Steve  |  June 3, 2010 at 11:38

    What is the Brazilian media saying about the game?

    thanks

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    • 5. pitacodogringo  |  June 3, 2010 at 16:45

      something on the lines of Zimbabwe were not much of a challenge and a better oposition should have been found. also mixed views on brazil’s display. some said it was ok. others were not so happy.
      dunga said they’ll perform better in the WC

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  • 6. Daniel  |  June 3, 2010 at 17:46

    maybe brazil can play my sunday side to warm up as well, pointless games!

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