The South American World Cup qualifiers continue on Friday. Brazil will face Venezuela in Sao Paulo for the third round.
After winning against Bolivia and Peru, Brazil is one point behind Argentina, but is still in the game. Venezuela topped the list and did not score after losing to Colombia and Paraguay. Brazil achieved the highest record of 21-2-3 in the endless meetings between the two countries. The last loss was in the 2008 friendly match. Brazil and Venezuela met last time in the 2019 Copa America group stage and ended in secret.
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Brazil Eleven: Edson; Danilo, Marquinhos, Thiago Silva, Renan Lodi; Allen, Douglas Louis, Everton Ribeiro; Rich Lison, Gabriel Jesus, Firmino
Venezuela XI: Farines; Rosales, Osorio, Ángel, Feltscher; Moreno, Rincon, Cáceres; Machís, Rondón, Soteldo.
Brazil included injury issues into the game. Neymar and striker Philippe Coutinho (Philippe Coutinho) may miss the game due to injury, while facing Casemiro, Fabinho and Rodrigo Caio. Worried about the situation. Defender Eder Militao (Eder Militao) played against COVID-1
Brazilian defender Thiago Silva said: “When a team plays many games together, if you lose some games, you may lose your balance.” “But this is not an excuse, we We must show our mentality to prove our worth and why we play for Brazil.”
For the Brazilians, the positive side is forward Gabriel Jesus and goalkeeper Alisson, who missed the first two qualifiers due to injuries and will return to the game.
Since the next World Cup qualifiers will not be held until March, both sides hope to maintain a positive momentum from the last two seasons of this year. Brazil will close its windows facing Uruguay next week, while Venezuela will host Chile.