Chile announce squad to face Brazil

Coach Jorge Sampaoli will be with a number of stars from some of the world's biggest clubs for the Gillette International Soccer Series clash with the Selecao in Toronto
The Chilean Soccer Federation (Asociacion Nacional de Futbol Profesional de Chile) have confirmed the squad that will meet Brazil in the Gillette international Soccer Series in Toronto this month.

La Roja, who last month sealed qualification for World Cup 2014 on the final day of Conmebol qualifying with a 2-1 victory over Ecuador, face Luiz Felipe Scolari’s Selecao on November 19 at Toronto’s Rogers Centre.

And Chile coach Jorge Samapoli has named a strong squad that will face England at Wembley on November 15 before heading to Canada to play the five-time World Cup winners.

Squad in full

Goalkeepers: Claudio Bravo (Real Sociedad), Johnny Herrera (Universidad de Chile), Christopher Toselli (Universidad Catolica)

Defenders: Mauricio Isla (Juventus), Gary Medel (Cardiff City), Marcos Gonzalez (Flamengo), Eugenio Mena (Santos), Gonzalo Jara (Nottingham Forrest), Jose Rojas (Universidad de Chile).

Midfielders: Jose Pedro Fuenzalida (Colo Colo), Marcelo Diaz (Basel), Carlos Carmona (Atalanta), Arturo Vida (Juventus), Matias Fernandez (Fiorentina), Francisco Silva (Osasuna), Felipe Gutierrez (FC Twente), Charles Aranguiz (Universidad de Chile), Jorge Valdivia (Palmeiras), Jean Beausejour (Wigan).

Forwards: Alex Sanchez (FC Barcelona), Junior Fernandes (Dinamo Zagreb), Eduardo Vargas (Gremio), Carlos Munoz (Baniyas).

Tickets, including the upper bowl tickets at Rogers Centre, remain on sale.  Tickets are available for purchase through or by calling 1-855-985-5000.

Visit The Opposition Files for a closer look at what Brazil can expect when they meet Sampaoli's men.