Brazil x Venezuela probable starting line-ups 3 July 2011

July 1, 2011 at 10:33 1 comment

Neymar, Pato, Ganso and Robinho in confident mood

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After eight friendlies (5 wins, 2 draws 1 loss) at the helm, coach Mano Menezes finally gets to take charge in a meaningful game as Brazil get their Copa America campaign underway on Sunday versus Venezuela in La Plata, Argentina. The two have met 20 times with Brazil well on top as Venezuela have managed just one win and a draw.
Brazil (probable): Julio César, Daniel Alves, Lúcio, Thiago Silva, André Santos, Lucas Leiva, Ramires, Paulo Henrique Ganso, Robinho, Neymar, Alexandre Pato
Coach: Mano Menezes
Venezuela (possible): Vega (Hernandez), Rosales, Vizcarrondo, Perozo, Cichero, Lucena, Rincón, González, Arango, Miku, Rondón
Coach: Carlos Farina
Venue: Ciudad La Plata, La Plata, Argentina
Date: 3 July 2011
Kick off: 1600 (Brasilia), 2000 (London)
Officials: Raúl Orosco (Bolivia), Efrain Castro (Bolivia), Marvin Torrente (Mexico)

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  • 1. Thomas  |  July 4, 2011 at 00:21

    Jon,

    any word on Adriano at the Musketeers camp? Last I read he strained a batata da perna muscle in the gym. Is that even true?

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