Brazil vs Panama
Brazil take on Panama in an international friendly on Saturday night.
The match is being staged in Portugal, at FC Porto’s home ground.
This will be Brazil’s penultimate friendly before this summer’s Copa America.
Brazil’s final warm-up game will be against the Czech Republic next Tuesday.
Everton & Liverpool
On Wednesday, Globo have announced their predicted Brazil XI for the Panama match.
This XI have been selected after observing how the squad have been practicing in training this week.
According to the leading Brazilian news outlet, Brazil coach Tite will select Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino to lead the attack.
He’ll be supported by former Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho down the right hand flank.
On the opposite side, Everton forward Richarlison is poised to get the nod from the start.
Of course, Brazilian superstar Neymar is out of action with a broken bone in his foot.
Brazil’s likely XI vs Panama revealed
The only other Premier League player set to start against Panama is Man City goalie Ederson.
Taking a step backwards, it appears that Tite is using the Panama match to give game time to players on the fringes of the first team.
How Brazil’s XI may change vs Czech Republic
Globo have also cast their eye forward to the Brazil match against the Czech Republic.
Tite is expected to rotate his team for that game.
At the back, Liverpool goalie Alisson is expected to start against the Europeans.
Also in defence, Man City’s Danilo could come into the team alongside PGS’s Marquinhos and Thiago Silva and Juve’s Alex Sandro.
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