Neymar Jr on target for Brazil

A Brazil side including Parisians Dani Alves, Marquinhos, Thiago Silva and Neymar Jr won 3-1 over Japan in an international friendly on Friday, 10 November at the Stade Pierre Mauroy in Villeneuve-d'Ascq.

Neymar Jr and Thiago Silva were both starters and it was Paris Saint-Germain's number 10 who scored Brazil's first goal, from the penalty spot.

JAPAN- BRAZIL: 1-3 (0-3)
International friendly
Stade Pierre Mauroy (Villeneuve-d'Ascq, Franc')
Goals: Makino (63') for le Japon, Neymar Jr (9'), Marcelo (18') et Gabriel Jesus (36') for le Brazil.
JAPON: Kawashima - Sakai, Nagatomo, Makino, Yoshida (c), Nagatomo - Hasebe (Morioka, 69'), Yamaguchi, Ideguchi (Endo, 86') - Osako (Sugimoto, 80'), Kubo (Asano, 46') - Haraguchi (Inui, 69'). Coach: Vahid Halilhodzic.
BRAZIL: Alisson (Ramses, 46') - Danilo, Thiago Silva, Jemerson, Marcelo (Alex Sandro, 58') - Giuliano (Renato Augusto, 79'), Casemiro, Fernandinho - Willian (c) (Taison, 71'), Neymar Jr (Douglas Costa, 70') - Gabriel Jesus (Souza, 58'). Coach: Tite.

Brazil's international break fixtures/results:
Friday, 10 November 2017 at 13:00: Japan- Brazil: 1-3 (Stade Pierre Mauroy, Villeneuve-d'Ascq, France)
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 at 21:00: England - Brazil (Wembley Stadium, London)