Brazil vs Nigeria: Preview, possible line ups, head-to-head, date, time, venue

Brazil vs Nigeria: Preview, possible line ups, head-to-head, date, time, venue

Brazil vs Nigeria will finally take center stage at the National Stadium Singapore where both teams will lock horns in an international friendly.

Brazil are currently looking to end their three-match winless streak since they were crowned Copa America champions in July.

The five-time world champions lost to Peru in a friendly and have drawn to Colombia and recently Senegal.

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Nigeria are also yet to win a match since they came third at the AFCON 2019 tournament in Egypt, drawing against Ukraine in a friendly played at Dnipro in September.

The last time both sides met at topflight level was in a friendly in 2005 where the Mario Zagallo's led side beat the three-time African champions 3-0 in Abuja.

Four players have pulled out of Gernot Rohr's side including Kenneth Omeruo, Oghenekaro Etebo, Samuel Kalu and Ola Aina.

Brazil are also without notable absentees including Fernandinho, Alisson Becker and Real Madrid defender Marcelo.

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Predicted line ups

Brazil's starting XI: Ederson; Alves, Marquinhos, Silva, Sandro, Arthur, Fabinho, Coutinho, Richarlison, Firmino, Neymar

Nigeria's starting XI: Uzoho; Balogun, Ajayi, Troost-Ekong, Collins, Aribo, Ndidi, Chukwueze, Iwobi, Bonaventure, Osimhen

Match: Brazil vs Nigeria (international friendly)

Time: 1pm (Nigerian time)

Date: Sunday, October 13, 2019

Venue: National Stadium, Singapore

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Meanwhile, had reported that Victor Moses is reportedly getting set to make a return to Chelsea when the January transfer window opens.

According to Turkish news media outfit Fanatik, the former Nigerian international is plotting to make a comeback to Stamford Bridge with the approval of Blues manager Frank Lampard.

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