Brazil predicted lineup vs Germany, Preview, Latest Team News, Prediction, Olympics 2021 Under 23

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Brazil U23 will trade tackles with Germany U23 at Yokohama Stadium on Thursday in the Tokyo Olympics 2020 men’s football tournament with Alley Sport bringing Brazil predicted lineup vs Germany.

Brazil predicted lineup vs Germany
Brazil predicted lineup vs Germany. Image Credit: New York Times

Brazil endured a rocky qualification campaign and went into their final game against archrivals Argentina needing a victory. A 3-0 win saw the defending champions book their spot at Tokyo 2020. The South American giants come into the tournament on the back of a 5-2 victory over United Arab Emirates in their final preparatory fixture.Germany U23 were held to a 1-1 draw by Honduras U23 in their sole friendly fixture before the tournament.

Brazil predicted lineup vs Germany: Preview

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The two sides have met at the Olympics on four previous occasions and Brazil U23 have the better record with three wins to their name. The most important of those came five years ago in the final of the men’s football tournament at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The two sides could not be separated after 120 minutes but Brazil triumphed 5-4 on penalties to get some measure of revenge for their humiliating defeat two years earlier.

Brazil U23 won two and lost one of their three preparatory friendlies. Germany’s only friendly came in the 1-1 draw with Honduras U23.

Brazil predicted lineup vs Germany: Prediction

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Brazil are heavy favorites to successfully defend their Olympic crown and will be keen to start their tournament on a winning note. Despite naming an Under-23 side, the Selecao still have enough quality to give mainstream national teams a run for their money.

The two sides are traditional attacking teams and their historic rivalry means that this could be an exciting game with plenty of goalmouth action. Germany have what it takes to get the job done against Brazil but we are predicting a victory for Jardine’s side.

Brazil predicted lineup vs Germany: Latest Team News

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Brazil predicted lineup vs Germany. Image Credit: Getty

Coach Andre Jardine named his final 22-man squad and the team is headlined by highly experienced team captain Dani Alves. Sevilla defender Diego Carlos is another over-age player in the team. Arsenal defender Gabriel Magalhaes was initially included but pulled out injured. Douglas Augusto was also a late exclusion from the squad due to injury, while Gerson and Pedro withdrew from the squad.

Brazil predicted lineup vs Germany

Here’s our Brazil predicted lineup vs Germany

Formation: 4-3-3

GK: Santos

LB: Guilherme Arana

CB: Diego Carlos

CB: Ricardo Graca

RB: Dani Alves

CM: Douglas Luiz

CM: Bruno Guimares

CM: Reinier

LW: Richarlison

CF: Gabriel Martinelli

RW: Antony

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