(Sporting Alert) – Ferreira Gabriel and Lucas Moura were handed starting places for Brazil in their final Group C men’s Olympic soccer game against New Zealand.
The Manchester United target Moura starts the game with the playmaking role as Brazil, who have already qualified from the group, made several changes to the starting team.
Gabriel replaces Murara Neto in goal, following his shaky status earlier, while Alex Sandro and Danilo also start.
Leandro Damiao is back in the forward position after he was left on the bench in the last game with Alexandre Pato, who scored in that game back on the bench.
Star forward Neymar also starts.
On the bench are Romulo, Oscar, Hulk.
Brazil v New Zealand
Brazil: Gabriel, Da Silva, Thiago Silva, Juan, Alex Sandro, Sandro, Danilo, Marcelo, Lucas, Leandro Damiao, Neymar
Subs: Neto, Romulo, Oscar, Hulk, Bruno Uvini, Ganso, Alexandre Pato
New Zealand: O’Keefe, Thomas, Nelsen, Smith, Hogg, Payne, Rojas, McGlinchey, Barbarouses, Smeltz, Wood
Subs: Gleeson, Myers, Feneridis, Musa, Howieson, Lucas, McGeorge
Referee: Bakary Gassama (Gambia)