Full time: Brazil 2-0 Argentina
scores: Diego Tardelli [28′, 64′] Match date: 11-October-2014
Stadium Name: Beijing National Stadium, China
Competition Type: International Friendly
Brazil line-up: Jefferson, Danilo, Miranda, Luiz, Filipe Luis, Elias, Luiz Gustavo, Willian, Diego Tardelli, Oscar, Neymar, Robinho, Gil and Kaka
Lionel Messi misses penalty, Brazil continued their defensive rehabilitation beneath returning coach Dunga with a morale-boosting 2-0 convert recent adversaries Argentina in a very feisty friendly these days.
Atletico Mineiro striker Diego Tardelli scored once in every 0.5, his 1st goals for Brazil, as former skipper Dunga created it 3 wins and as several clean sheets since returning to the role following the planet Cup in Gregorian calendar month.
Dunga upset several fans along with his negative techniques in his 1st spell accountable however his strategies appear well regular for a proud nation still coming back to terms with a 7-1 blow at their home World Cup by ultimate winners Federal Republic of Germany that semiconductor diode to Luiz Felipe Scolari‘s sacking.
More compact and unionized, the five-times world champions soaked up wave when wave of pressure before launching swift counters at the Birds Nest bowl within the Chinese capital wherever soaring pollution levels subsided AN hour before start up.
Sergio Aguero and Angel Di Maria had early sighters at goal for Argentina before they fell behind within the twenty eighth minute against the run of play following a defensive lapse ought to have Scolari‘s Brazil.
A rightist cross from midfielder award Drew the eye of Federico Fernandez and Pablo Zabaleta, the 2 defenders amusive the ball to AN unmarked Tardelli United Nations agency pink-slipped home with goalkeeper Sergio Romero creating a poor try at a save.
Argentina continued to press however at the opposite finish Neymar ought to have created it 2 when a labyrinthine dribble through the center of the defence took him clear solely to supply a tame shot that went wide when he maybe tried one trick too several.
Brazil’s Danilo slipped and allowed Di Maria in behind him before a lunging tackle found man and ball, a happening that semiconductor diode the total back’s team mates to surround and push into Fan in unjust fashion to protest against his call.
The delay because the Chinese official tried to quell the protests and book Danilo gave the impression to aid the Brazilians as four- times World Player of the Year Messi may solely supply a soft, low penalty that Jefferson dived to his right to palm away.
The last half continued within the same vein because the 1st with Argentina gushing forward and Neymar leading the Brazilian counter attacks whereas the normal tasty challenges flowed in unfamiliar with surroundings for the 96th meeting between the 2 nice rivals.
Brazilian Filipe Luis and Di Maria ought to have scored at the beginning of the play once place through, the total back lacking equanimity when a neat Neymar pass and also the Argentine taking too long to shoot as Miranda snuffed out the danger.
Another defensive lapse allowed Brazil to form it 2-0 with a corner from the left finding its thanks to AN unmarked Tardelli at the rear post and also the 29-year-old heading past Romero from shut target the sixty fourth minute.
Tardelli, given his debut by Dunga in his 1st reign, was replaced with eight minutes to travel by Kaka, another returning favorite of the coach, United Nations agency created his 1st international look in over eighteen months.
Kaka had very little impact although as Messi continued to press for Argentina, firing a late place-kicking simply wide with new manager Gerardo Martino tasting defeat for the primary time.