Sunday June 2, 2013 Friendlies Finished Maracană

Brazil 2 - 2 England

  • Fred 57’
  • Paulinho 82’
  • Oxlade-Chamberlain 67’
  • Rooney 79’

No comments yet | Write your comment

  1. International friendlies - Ox-inspired England hit back in style to earn draw in Brazil

    International friendlies - Ox-inspired England hit back in style to earn draw in Brazil

    England earned a 2-2 draw with Brazil in Rio courtesy of superb goals from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Wayne Rooney. More

  • Live Commentary

    Time:90'
    • Brazil
    • England
    • 90+3' There goes the final whistle! England earn a fighting 2-2 draw that never seemed likely when Brazil moved ahead. England improved the longer the night went on. A decent result for England.
    • 89' We are into three minutes of time added on.
    • 88' Luiz misses the cross from Cole. Rodwell almost in there for an unlikely winner.
    • 87' Milner earns the free-kick after a crunching tackle by Thiago Silva that is deemed to be late. England so close to a draw.
    • 86' Carrick twice in his own box to clear the danger from the free-kick then the Luiz header.
    • 85' Jagielka penalised for a late tackle on Leandro Damiao . Brazil with a free-kick on the edge of the England area.
    • 84' Jagielka hammers the ball long from deep. Marcelo then on the run for Brazil. One goal either way would surely swing this match now.
    • 83' Hart quickly off his line to make the stop from Bernard. 2-2 in the death throes of this match.
    • 82' England bring on Jack Rodwell for Walcott, who departs the scene.
    • 81' Paulinho departs the scene to be replaced by Bernard.
    • 80' GOAL! Paulinho turns to slam a volley into the corner of the net from the edge of the box. Lovely cross from Moura. 2-2 now.
    • 79' Fred replaced by Damiao for Brazil.
    • 78' A much different mood in this match now. Changes coming from Brazil here to try to change this match.
    • 77' GOAL! Rooney scores for England. Stunning finish from 20 yards and the visitors lead 2-1 here. Would you believe this. Deflection, but you will take this.
    • 76' England being pressed back, but Marcelo gives the ball away and England can break here...
    • 75' Alves swings the ball high into the area, but no takers on hand as Hernanes is forced to retrieve the ball from out wide.
    • 74' Rooney sets up Milner. He is about to pull the trigger, but Thiago Silva does superbly well to make the tackle. Could have been the second England goal there.
    • 73' Alves smacks a shot at goal from distance. Ball spins up into the night sky before landing in the mitts of the grateful Hart.
    • 72' Lucas knocks the ball to the back post, but Jones is there to make the clearing header.
    • 71' But Hernanes is well positioned to do the clearing up work.
    • 70' Rooney can't quite the flick the loose ball on as Alves is granted possession. Walcott then looks to break.
    • 69' Fernando is wheeled on for Hulk. The home fans not greeting that move with too much fervour either.
    • 68' Jones havng to scamper back to keep tabs on Hulk. But does well. Looks like a change is coming here.
    • 67' Despite all their eye-catching movements on the move, Brazil still look suspect in defence. That was never truer than when the Ox found that equaliser.
    • 66' England with their third shot on target all night and they are level in this match. Can England carry off the win now?
    • 65' The crowd inside the Maracana are stunned by that moment. England somehow right back in the hunt after being left bedraggled for large swathes of this night.
    • 64' GOAL! Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain smashes the ball low and hard into the corner of the net from 22 yards. Magical finish from Rooney's lay-off. England level at 1-1.
    • 63' Rooney heads wide from the corner. Unmarked. Should have hit the target. Luiz appeared to be holding Cahill in the box, but referee awards the goalkick.
    • 62' Milner sees a shot deflect a few yards wide from 22 yards. That could have gone anywehre. Much, much better from England.
    • 61' Hulk booked for a late one on Carrick. England deep in their own half.
    • 60' Not sure what difference that is going to make to the match. Brazil continue looking for a second goal here.
    • 59' Change coming for England as Johnson arrives to replace Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain.
    • 58' Neymar tries to pick out Hulk on the run, but Johnson is well positioned to make the block as he ran through.
    • 57' Brazil on the ball at the back. No need to chase anything now. Joe Hart had more touches in the first half against Brazil than any other England player 42 to 31 of Frank Lampard.
    • 56' Fred has now netted in five successive appearances for Brazil; including two in two games against England this year.
    • 55' Can't say that goal wasn't coming. Superb stuff from Brazil. The locals loving every moment of that. No chance as Hart tried to save the rebound as it broke to Fred.
    • 54' GOAL! Hernanes hits the bar with a shot from distance, but Fred follows into finish. 1-0 Brazil.
    • 53' On comes Moura and off goes Oscar. Not sure if that has been met with universal approval by the home fans.
    • 52' Hulk's first touch lets him down as he sped in on goal. Meanwhile, a change coming here for Brazil.
    • 51' Milner laying the ball off to Walcott before Jones brings down Neymar. Once again England well short of quality in the final third.
    • 50' Walcott again guilty of shedding possession needlessly. Poor, poor play it must be said by England going forward.
    • 49' Carrick with a lovely pass to Walcott, but his touch lets him.
    • 48' Thiago Silva concedes the corner ahead of Wayne Rooney, who is then deemed to be guilty of a foul on Cesar from the aforementioned corner.
    • 47' Hernanes and Marcelo coming on for Brazil. Luis and Gustavo depart the scene.
    • 46' So off we go then in this second period. A minor miracle that England are level, but there we go.
    • 45+1' There goes the half-time whistle. It is 0-0 at the break. England somehow remain on terms at the break.
    • 44' We are into one minute added on.
    • 43' Looks like England are going to see this through to half-time at 0-0. Which will be no bad thing. England will surely have to improve in the second period though.
    • 42' Walcott gets the faintest of flicks on the header through to Cesar. Easy enough take for Cesar.
    • 41' Lampard then fires a shot at goal from inside the Brazil box, but Cesar is on hand to make the stop. Better moments for England.
    • 40' Luiz lifts the ball straight down the middle, but Oscar can't get the touch on it.
    • 39' Oscar lifts the ball to Fred, whose header flies over Hart's bar. That will be a goalkick to England.
    • 38' Chance for Walcott to open up for England, but Cesar makes a fine stop. Lovely pass by Johnson. England could easily have been 1-0 ahead there.
    • 37' But they can't seem to get out of their half with any regularity as Alves sends a cross miles out of play from deep.
    • 36' Neymar goes in late on Carrick, and England will have the free-kick here. England back in possession, and back in the mood.
    • 35' Oscar appeals for a penalty, but Lampard managed to take a chunk of the ball outside of the box with the tackle.
    • 34' Oscar with an excellent cross into the area. Hulk comes up with the backheel, but a couple of yards wide of goal. Brazil pressing and pressing.
    • 33' England have managed to keep a clean sheet in five of their last nine internationals away from home.
    • 32' Luiz doing well to retreat and make the block on Rooney's shot. England finally show up in the opposition half.
    • 31' Neymar manages to slide the ball through the legs of Johnson attempting a shot, but straight into the arms of Hart.
    • 30' In comes Ashley Cole, and out goes Leighton Baines for England, who remain well in this contest despite being largely on the back foot.
    • 29' Another fine stop by Hart to repel the effort from Oscar. Hart has not been short of action so far tonight.
    • 28' Alves unloads a shot from distance, but never really had the trajectory to beat Hart on that occassion.
    • 27' Neymar in towards Hulk, but Hart is off his line to make the stop before throwing his fists at the feet of Luiz Gustavo.
    • 26' Rooney applies the pressure to Luiz to earn England a corner. Lampard takes, but Fred is first on hand to clear with a header.
    • 25' Smart run and cross by Oscar. Ball came across the face of the England goal, but Johnson does just enough to clear the danger.
    • 24' England slowly but surely playing themselves into this contest. 0-0 in the match as Brazil come again.
    • 23' Carrick having to come up with some smart work to keep tabs on Neymar. This time the shot is never going to worry Hart.
    • 22' Superb little run forward by Neymar. Manages to elude Carrick, but the shot from 22 yards is a couple of yards wide. Lovely piece of skill.
    • 21' Rooney bumps Luiz off the ball with a late challenge. Not the best tackle, but England can retreat to get numbers behind the ball.
    • 20' Brazil have scored in every one of their last nine international meetings with England.
    • 19' England looking none too clever as Thiago Silva robs Jagielka of possession, but he can only send a fairly tame shot into the arms of Hart.
    • 18' Oscar's attempted cross is cut out by Baines, and England will have another corner to defend here.
    • 17' Hart comes up with a superb save to prevent Neymar from scoring after Johnson slipped inside his own box. Poor defending by the visiting side.
    • 16' Alves cracks a shot a couple of yards wide from distance. Decent hit, but ball just missing the target. We remain locked at 0-0.
    • 15' Fred has netted in four successive appearances for Brazil; including a goal against England back in February.
    • 14' Luiz Felipe Scolari looks on as Hart is forced to race from his line to clear. England playing themselves into trouble somewhat needlessly.
    • 13' Alves and Thiago Silva linking up well before Luiz runs the ball out of play from deep.
    • 12' Brazil have won just one of their last seven international games, drawing four and losing two. An unusual sequence of results for such a country.
    • 11' Neymar throws in a high free-kick, but overhits that by some distance as the ball sails straight out of play.
    • 10' Milner commits a late sliding challenge on Alves after some neat Brazilian possession play. Brazil with the free-kick out wide.
    • 9' Late lunging challenge by Carrick on an ankle of Neymar, whose free-kick is swiped straight into the arms of Hart in the England goal.
    • 8' Walcott can't pick out Lampard and Brazil can break here. Paulinho on the move up the park for Brazil.
    • 7' England being pinned back as Hulk launches another attacking move, but Jagielka is well positioned to help out his defence.
    • 6' The threat all too obvious from Neymar in these opening minutes of the match. Brazil trying to make a fast start, but England holding firm. So far.
    • 5' Neymar carries the ball to the edge of the England box. Sizes up his option, but ends up walloping the shot miles over the bar.
    • 4' Hulk picks out Oscar before Neymar's volley is blocked by Carrick. Some stout defending by England under severe pressure.
    • 3' Hulk's control lets him down out wide after Cahill had encountered jeers for knocking the ball back to Hart in the England goal.
    • 2' Odds in case you are after a flutter this evening: Brazil 6/10, England 5/1, draw 13/5
    • 1' Brazil get the match off and running. No European team has beaten Brazil on Brazilian soil since that England win in 1984.
    • 19:57 Teams out on the park. National anthems are sung, and we are almost ready to go in this one. England and Brazil on a sunny Sunday evening. What could be better?
    • 19:55 Luis Felipe Scolari: "England beat us in London but they are struggling to get to the World Cup so it is an important game. The English team has good players and although they have not been winning they have a renewed team and good technical players. You can see that the young players their coach has selected have responded well. In the last 10 to 15 years England has improved a lot technically and I think we will see a good game."
    • 19:50 Roy Hodgson: "With [Daniel] Sturridge and [Wayne] Rooney, the way we went out was the right way [against Ireland]. If neither of those two are available, we might have to do something different. I'm not a person stuck with a system, I'm stuck with principles and I am stuck in my belief that it's football players who win matches and you need to get your best players on the field in positions that suit them."
    • 19:45 England manager Roy Hodgson may be forced into playing Theo Walcott at centre-forward in a 4-3-3 formation with Daniel Sturridge (ankle), Andy Carroll (heel) back at home and Jermain Defoe (Achilles) and Danny Welbeck (knee) nursing injuries. Leighton Baines could be asked to play as a makeshift left winger with Wayne Rooney out wide on the other side.
    • 19:40 Hosts Brazil send out a young side, led by Neymar, who has just confirmed he will play for Barcelona next season. QPR keeper Julio Cesar starts in goal with Dani Alves, David Luiz and Thiago Silva in front of him. Chelsea's Oscar is thrust into an attack-minded trio with Neymar and Hulk. Fred is also handed a start.
    • 19:35 Teams: Brazil: Cesar, Dani Alves, David Luiz, Luis Filipe, Gustavo Luiz, Thiago Silva, Paulinho, Oscar, Neymar, Hulk, Fred////England: Hart, Johnson, Cahill, Jagielka, Baines, Jones, Lampard, Carrick, Milner, Walcott, Rooney
    • 19:30 Good afternoon and welcome to LIVE coverage of Brazil against England from the rebuilt Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. An 8pm start for this one.
  • Summary

    • 80' GOAL! Paulinho turns to slam a volley into the corner of the net from the edge of the box. Lovely cross from Moura. 2-2 now.
    • 77' GOAL! Rooney scores for England. Stunning finish from 20 yards and the visitors lead 2-1 here. Would you believe this. Deflection, but you will take this.
    • 74' Rooney sets up Milner. He is about to pull the trigger, but Thiago Silva does superbly well to make the tackle. Could have been the second England goal there.
    • 64' GOAL! Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain smashes the ball low and hard into the corner of the net from 22 yards. Magical finish from Rooney's lay-off. England level at 1-1.
    • 63' Rooney heads wide from the corner. Unmarked. Should have hit the target. Luiz appeared to be holding Cahill in the box, but referee awards the goalkick.
    • 62' Milner sees a shot deflect a few yards wide from 22 yards. That could have gone anywehre. Much, much better from England.
    • 61' Hulk booked for a late one on Carrick. England deep in their own half.
    • 54' GOAL! Hernanes hits the bar with a shot from distance, but Fred follows into finish. 1-0 Brazil.
    • 41' Lampard then fires a shot at goal from inside the Brazil box, but Cesar is on hand to make the stop. Better moments for England.
    • 38' Chance for Walcott to open up for England, but Cesar makes a fine stop. Lovely pass by Johnson. England could easily have been 1-0 ahead there.
    • 34' Oscar with an excellent cross into the area. Hulk comes up with the backheel, but a couple of yards wide of goal. Brazil pressing and pressing.
    • 29' Another fine stop by Hart to repel the effort from Oscar. Hart has not been short of action so far tonight.
    • 27' Neymar in towards Hulk, but Hart is off his line to make the stop before throwing his fists at the feet of Luiz Gustavo.
    • 25' Smart run and cross by Oscar. Ball came across the face of the England goal, but Johnson does just enough to clear the danger.
    • 22' Superb little run forward by Neymar. Manages to elude Carrick, but the shot from 22 yards is a couple of yards wide. Lovely piece of skill.
    • 17' Hart comes up with a superb save to prevent Neymar from scoring after Johnson slipped inside his own box. Poor defending by the visiting side.
    • 4' Hulk picks out Oscar before Neymar's volley is blocked by Carrick. Some stout defending by England under severe pressure.
    • 19:35 Teams: Brazil: Cesar, Dani Alves, David Luiz, Luis Filipe, Gustavo Luiz, Thiago Silva, Paulinho, Oscar, Neymar, Hulk, Fred////England: Hart, Johnson, Cahill, Jagielka, Baines, Jones, Lampard, Carrick, Milner, Walcott, Rooney

Team Line-up & Ratings

  • Line-up

  • Rate Players

    Rate Players

    Please to rate the players.

    Not already a Yahoo! user ? to get a free Yahoo! Account.

    • Player Y! Users Expert My Rating
      Goalkeeper
      - -
      Defenders
      - -
      - -
      - -
      Substitution Out45′ - -
      Midfielders
      Goal Substitution Out84′ - -
      Substitution Out45′ - -
      Substitution Out56′ - -
      Strikers
      Yellow Card Substitution Out73′ - -
      - -
      Goal Substitution Out80′ - -
      Subs
      Substitution In45′ - -
      Substitution In45′ - -
      Substitution In80′ - -
      Substitution In73′ - -
      Substitution In56′ - -
      Substitution In84′ - -
    • Player Y! Users Expert My Rating
      Goalkeeper
      - -
      Defenders
      Substitution Out62′ - -
      - -
      - -
      Substitution Out32′ - -
      Midfielders
      - -
      Yellow Card - -
      - -
      Strikers
      - -
      Substitution Out83′ - -
      Goal - -
      Subs
      Substitution In32′ - -
      Substitution In83′ - -
      Substitution In62′ Goal - -

Not already a Yahoo! user ? to get a free Yahoo! Account