Brazil x Gabon: possible starting line-up 10 November 2011 – Fábio, David Luiz, & Sandro Ranieri to start
Brazil coach Mano Menezes has already picked his eleven players that will start against Gabon on Thursday. Menezes gives Valencia keeper, Diego Alves, and Benfica midfielder, Bruno César, their first caps.
Injuries have robbed the coach of Real Madrid’s Kaká and Marcelo and Bayer Munich’s Luiz Gustavo. With the Campeonato Brasileiro in its important final stage, Brazil-based players such as Neymar, Paulo Henrique Ganso and Ronaldinho were not called up.
Gabon: (possible): Ovono, Moundounga, E. Manga, B. Apanga, Ambouroet, Poko Biyogho, Moubamba, Zita, Mouloungui, Cousin, Aubameyang
Coach: Gernot Rohr
Brazil (probable): Diego Alves, Fábio, Luisão, David Luiz, Adriano, Sandro Ranieri, Elias, Hernanes, Bruno César, Hulk, Jonas
Coach: Mano Menezes
Date: 10 November 2011
Kick-off: 1600 (Brasília) 1800 (London)
Venue: L’Amitie (Nacional) stadium, libervill, Gabon
See the Brazil squad in full here