In the double header of England football team International frienlies we will have two matches in the space of 4 days, first England will play against Ireland at Wembley in 29th May 2013 than they will travel to Brazil for the 2nd Friendly against Brazil this year at Maracana on 2nd June 2013. Brazil have already played 1 friendly against England couple of months ago which England came put as winners with the goals from Frank Lampard and Wayne Rooney who secured a 2-1 win.
England and Brazil Goals
Full Match Video - Brazil 2-2 England Highlights 2013
Now the next matches is the part of Brazil World Cup preparation and newly renovated stadium Maracana will host the friendly match which is going to be a exciting one, Brazil are using this match for the Warm up games for the upcoming FIFA Confederations cup 2013 which is due to start later in the month of June while England will play couple of very important World Cup qualifiers against Poland and Ukraine.
Roy Hodgson men travel to Rio de Janeiro for the Brazil Friendly which will be televised live in UK on ITV on 2nd June at around 7.30pm and it will also be streamed online at ITV.com. England have shown some real promise in the last few matches with their young players making a name for themselves and this is kind of a match where we can see how far England have come after the World Cup 2010.
England Squad for the Friendly Matches against Ireland & Brazil:
Goalkeepers: J Hart, B Foster, A McCarthy
Defenders: L Baines, G Cahill, A Cole, P Jagielka, G Johnson, P Jones, J Lescott, K Walker
Midfielders: M Carrick, T Cleverley, F Lampard, J Milner, Alex Ox Chamberlain, T Walcott
Forwards: A Carroll, J Defoe, W Rooney, D Sturridge, D Welbeck
International Friendly Match:
Brazil vs England
Date: 02 June 2013 – Kickoff Time: 7:30 PM
Venue: Maracana, Rio de Janeiro