MIAMI (Sporting Alert) — Head coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has named a very strong Brazil starting lineup to face Honduras in an international exhibition clash at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida on Saturday night.
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Heading the list of starters is Barcelona forward Neymar, who starts in the attack alongside Jo, while heavy support is expected to come from Oscar and Bernard.
Scolari has also started Maicon in the back line, while David Luiz and Paulinho, who play in the English League and Bayern Munich midfielder Luiz Gustavo also start as well.
The World Cup hosts have a loaded bench with Júlio César, Dani Alves, Thiago Silva, Marquinhos, Willian, Robinho, Ramires and Hulk, all potential starters waiting for their turn.
Honduras also named a strong team, with Carlos Costly heading the attacking line and Wilson Palacios and Roger Espinoza playing in midfield.
Brazil: Victor, Maxwell, Maicon, David Luiz, Dante, Luiz Gustavo, Paulinho, Oscar Bernard Jô Neymar.
Subs: Júlio César, Dani Alves, Thiago Silva, Marquinhos, Lucas, Hernanes, Willian, Robinho, Ramires and Hulk
Honduras: N. Valladares, M. Figueroa, E. Izaguirre, V. Bernárdez, B. García, J. Claros, W. Palacios, R. Espinoza, A. Peralta, C. Costly, J. Bengtson,