Turkey v Brazil Starting Team, Live Scores

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ISTANBUL, Turkey (Sporting Alert) — Leading defender Thiago Silva starts on the bench for Brazil in tonight’s football friendly international clash with Turkey at Ataturk Olympic Stadium.

Turkey v Brazil Live Scores

Silva recently returned from injury for Paris Saint-GermainĀ and is expected to get a runĀ out with the national setup as the game goes on.

Brazil’s back four, with Silva on the bench and Dani Alves not in the side, consist of Danilo, Miranda, David Luiz and Filipe Luis.

Fernandinho, Oscar and Luiz Gustavo start in midfield, while Neymar leads the attack alongside Willian and Luiz Adriano.

Douglas Costa, Casemiro, Marquinhos, Alex Sandro, Conceicao Anderson Talisca and Philippe Coutinho are all on the substitutes bench.

Meanwhile, Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan leads the list of starters for Turkey.

Hamit Altintop, Mehmet Topal, Umut Bulut, Mevlut Erdinc, Ozan Tufan and Bilal Kisa all start as well for the home side.

Turkey v Brazil

Turkey team: Demirel, Kaya, Koybasi, Irtegun, Tufan, Kisa, Altintop, Turan, Topal, Bulut, Erdinc. Subs: Tekin, Inan, Buyuk, Ozyakup, Erkin, Sahan, Ekici, Camdal, Sen, Potuk, Aziz, Ayhan, Babacan

Brazil team: Diego Alves, Danilo, Miranda, Luiz, Luis, Fernandinho, Oscar, Gustavo, Willian, Luiz Adriano, Neymar. Subs: Rafael Cabral, Douglas Costa, Casemiro, Marquinhos, Thiago Silva, Alex Sandro, Mario Fernandes, Firmino, Anderson Talisca, Coutinho, Fred, Neto

Referee: Ravshan Irmatov (Uzbekistan)

REPORTING BY OMAR-HALL

Omar Hall is a passionate writer. He covers several big events for SportingAlert, including the World Cup and European Championship. Omar is a fan of sports and is honored to do what he loves.

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