Sweden v Brazil – Neymar starts

Brazil named a strong line-up for their football friendly international clash against Sweden at the Rasunda Stadion in Sweden.

The Olympic beaten finalists named several of its squad members from the just concluded Games, with the likes of Neymar, captain Thiago Silva, Alex Sandro, Oscar and Leandro Damiao all in the starting team.

The likes of Dani Alves, David Luiz, Ramires and Paulinho were also named in the starting XI.

Amongst those on the bench are Rafael Da Silva, Alexandre Pato and Hulk – all of whom where members of the team at the Olympics.

Meanwhile, Sweden are without top striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

Sweden v Brazil

Sweden: Isaksson, Granqvist, Olsson, Safari, Larsson, Holmen, Wernbloom, Elm, Wilhelmsson, Toivonen, Berg

Subs: Hansson, Lustig, Svensson, Hysen, Antonsson, Wendt, Kacaniklic

Brazil: Gabriel, Dani Alves, Thiago Silva, Luiz, Alex Sandro, Ramires, Paulinho, Romulo, Oscar, Leandro Damiao, Neymar

Subs: Lucas, Juan, Danilo, Dede, Da Silva, Alexandre Pato, Jonas, Hulk, Ribeiro.


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