Brazil vs Nigeria: Neymar, Jesus, Firmino to start against Super Eagles


Brazil coach, Tite, has hinted at making at least two changes to his starting line-up for Sunday’s international friendly against Nigeria.

According to TV Globo, Alex Sandro and Barcelona loanee Philippe Coutinho, did not play for the possible starting XI during Saturday’s final session.

Renan Lodi replaced the Juventus left-back, Everton Cebolinha started on the left side of attack and PSG superstar Neymar will replace Coutinho.

In the tactical formation tested in training, Ederson Moraes started in goal.

The back four had Daniel Alves, Marquinhos, Thiago Silva and Renan Lodi. Casemiro, Arthur and Neymar lined up in midfield and the strikers were Gabriel Jesus, Roberto Firmino and Everton.

Brazil have failed to win any of their last three matches.

Updated: October 13, 2019 — 7:48 am

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