Australia vs Brazil
International Friendly Match
Date: Tuesday, 13th June 2017
Kick off at 11:05 UK/ 12:05 CET
Venue: Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Australia will have one of the most attractive tests possible ahead of their Confederations Cup campaign.
The Socceroos are about to take on Brazil in a friendly set to be played on Tuesday evening (at noon CET) at Melbourne Cricket Ground.
The nation can breathe much easier after the crucial 3-2 victory over Saudi Arabia which got Aussie’s WC Qualification back on track after somewhat of a shaky start.
It was Tom Rogic who notched the match-winner midway through the second half, while Tomi Juric opened the scoring with a first-half brace.
The manager Ange Postecoglou announced that he’ll most likely rest some of his star men for the six-day challenge at Confederations Cup in a tricky group with Germany, Cameroon and Chile.
Brazil will come into the match without serious ambitions since they have already secured the top spot in South American WC Qualification.
Selecao have enjoyed an amazing form ever since Tite took charge of the team in June last year.
The team clinched nine wins on the bounce before a narrow 1-0 defeat to their arch-rivals Argentina on Friday without some of their key names (Neymar, Firmino, Dani Alves, Marcelo etc).
Australia vs Brazil: Head to head
The most recent head to head meeting between the two sides took place in early September 2013 when Selecao claimed a demolishing 6-0 victory in a friendly.
Jo bagged a brace, while Neymar, Ramires, Alexandre Pato and Luiz Gustavo also added their names to the scoresheet.
This will be the sixth H2H encounter between the two sides, Brazil leading the tie with three wins.
Australia vs Brazil: Prediction
The Seleccao showed a terrific performance against Argentina last week in spite of the defeat and we must see them as huge favourites to see off the mixed lineup of Australia’s this Tuesday.
Australia vs Brazil: Bet Tips
The main betting pick will be HT/FT Brazil/Brazil at the odds of 2.35 at Ladbrokes
You can alternatively try with Phillippe Coutinho to score anytime at 2.40.