(Sporting Alert) — Barcelona forward Neymar starts for Brazil tonight in what could be a very exciting international friendly game against Switzerland at St Jakob Park.
Neymar, who was instrumental for the national team at the successful Confederation Cup, plays in the attack alongside Hulk and Fred.
Luiz Gustavo, Paulinho and Oscar start in a very strong midfield, while Dante 3. Thiago Silva, Dani Alves and Marcelo play in the back four.
First choice keeper Julio Cesar starts on the bench this time, with Oliveira Jefferson getting the nod instead in goal.
Bayern Munich attacking midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri and defender Stephan Lichtsteiner are among the starters for Switzerland.
Switzerland v Brazil
Switzerland: Benaglio, Lichtsteiner, Senderos, Klose, Rodriguez, Dzemaili, Behrami, Shaqiri, Xhaka, Stocker, Seferovic
Subs: Wolfli, Sommer, Lang, Schar, Von Bergen, Barnetta, Inler, Schwegler, Mehmedi, Gavranovic
Brazil: Jefferson, Dani Alves, Dante, Thiago Silva, Marcelo, Gustavo, Paulinho, Oscar, Hulk, Neymar, Fred
Subs: Cesar, Luiz, Jean, Maxwell, Fernando, Hernanes, Jo, Lucas Moura, Bernard.