Philippe Coutinho and Willian in starting line-up for Brazil against Ecuador Copa America 4 June 2016

June 4, 2016 at 12:36 3 comments



Brazil take on Ecuador in their opener in the Copa America on Saturday. Dunga’s side will have to make do without Neymar, Luiz Gustavo, Ederson, Rafinha, Douglas Costa and Kaká. Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho and Chelsea’s Willian should start. Benfica’s Jonas is expected to lead the line.

See the Brazil squad here

Brazil (probable): Alisson; Daniel Alves, Gil, Miranda (Marquinhos), Filipe Luís, Casemiro, Elias, Renato Augusto, Philippe Coutinho, Willian, Jonas
Coach: Dunga
Ecuador (possible): Alexander Domínguez, Juan Carlos Paredes, Gabriel Achilier, Frikson Erazo, Walter Ayoví, Christian Ramírez, Ángel Mena, Cristhian Noboa, Jefferson Montero, Enner Valencia, Miller Bolaños
Coach: Gustavo Quinteros
Date: 4 June 2016
Kick-off: 23:00 Brasilía 03:00 London
Venue: Rose Bowl, Pasadena, USA
Officials: Julio Bascuñán, Carlos Astroza, Christian Schiemann (All Chile)

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