EXCLUSIVE: Brazil line-up leaked ahead of Ghana friendly on Friday

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Brazil’s line-up for their international friendly against Ghana on Friday has been leaked, Africans-In-Dispersion can reveal.

The five-time world champions will come face-to-face with the Black Stars at Stade Oceane in Le Harve on Friday at 6:30pm.

Coach Tite is expected to deploy the 4-2-3-1 formation, according to sources close to the Brazilian camp

Alisson will be given the nod in goal ahead of Ederson, with Militao, Marquinhos, Thiago Silva and Alex Telles making up the defence.

Casemiro will deployed as the deepest midfielder alongside Paqueta.  Vinicius and Raphinha will operate on the flanks , affording Neymar freedom behind Richarlison.

Here is the starting XI below:

Alisson, Eder Militão, Marquinhos, Thiago Silva, Alex Telles; Casemiro, Lucas Paquetá, Neymar, Vini Jr, Raphinha; Richarlison

Both countries will use the match to access their strength they build up to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 finals in November/December.

 

— Ferdinand A Baah