Alex Mott

Brazil name full-strength XI for Panama friendly

Brazil have named a strong starting XI for their friendly against Panama on Saturday.

The Selecao are taking on the Central American side in Porto this afternoon and do so with coach Tite playing virtually his full-strength team.

Richarlison leads the line with Roberto Firmino and Philippe Coutinho in support while Lucas Paqueta starts for only the third time.

Eder Militao, Real Madrid’s latest signing, starts at centre back with Miranda.

Brazil: Ederson, Fagner, Militão, Miranda e Alex Telles; Casemiro; Arthur, Paquetá, Coutinho, Richarlison; Firmino