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The Three Lions take on the Selecao in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday as they look to record back-to-back wins over the World Cup 2014 hosts following a 2-1 win at Wembley in February

Brazil host England in a friendly at the recently renovated Maracana Stadium on Sunday and Roy Hodgson's elite trio of Joe Hart Ashley Cole Wayne Rooney will be looking to impress.The Three Lions had not tasted victory against Brazil for over twenty years before the 2-1 victory at Wembley back in February and will look for a further conquest in their preparations for next years' World Cup.

England sit seventh in the most recent Fifa world rankings whilst the hosts slipped to 19th position - their lowest ever since rankings began in 1993.

Hodgson's leading men, Hart, Cole and Rooney, have been branded as world-class players in the past and consistently find themselves among the first names on his team sheet, yet would they face sterner competition for places in Luiz Felipe Scolari's side?<br id="tinymce" class="mceContentBody " All three players are regarded highly in England's international setup but which of the three, if any, would make their way into Brazil's starting eleven ahead of Sunday's fixture?Have your say on as well as leaving your thoughts in the comments box below.

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