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Brazil v Colombia Live Commentary, 07/09/2019

2 - 2
Casemiro (19)
Neymar (58)
L. Muriel (25 pen)
L. Muriel (34)
Hard Rock Stadium


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Both nations are back in action on Wednesday. Brazil host Peru in a repeat of the recent Copa America final, while Colombia welcome Venezuela.
Neymar's second-half equaliser rescued a draw for Brazil as they shared the spoils with Colombia in Miami. Casemiro had given the Selecao the lead in the first half, only for Luis Muriel's brace to turn the match on its head before the break.
90' + 1' We are going to have three minutes of stoppage time at the end of this game.
88' CHANCE! Colombia launch a dangerous attack and Diaz is found in space in the area. However, he fluffs his lines at the vital moment and Brazil breathe a huge sigh of relief.
Y. Moreno
J. Cuadrado
87' Club Leon forward Yairo Moreno comes on for his Colombia debut in place of Cuadrado.
David Neres
84' Ajax forward David Neres also enters the action in place of Richarlison.
Lucas Paquetá
Roberto Firmino
83' A second Brazil change sees Firmino make way for Lucas Lima.
R. Borré
D. Zapata
83' Another debutant makes an appearance - this time for Colombia, with Rafael Santos Borre coming on in place of Zapata.
Bruno Henrique
Philippe Coutinho
80' Meanwhile, Brazil's first change sees Coutinho make way for Flamengo forward Bruno Henrique, who comes on for his debut.
L. Orejuela
S. Medina
78' Colombia make another change with Medina replaced by Luis Orejuela, who comes on to win his second cap.
76' On a brighter note for Neymar, today has seen him move joint-seventh on Brazil's all-time appearance list after earning his 98th cap. He joins Ronaldo and Djalma Santos.
74' He does not have a particularly favourable one is this game either courtesy of Sanchez, whose strong shoulder barge sends his sprawling into the advertising hoardings behind the goal. The talisman is back on his feet, albeit slightly annoyed by the challenge.
71' Neymar may have provided the equaliser in this game, but it is fair to say he does not have particularly fond memories of playing against Colombia. After suffering that horrendous injury in the 2014 World Cup quarter-final, he was sent off when the sides met in the Copa America the following year.
O. Berrío
L. Muriel
68' Another change for Colombia as Muriel makes way for Flamengo forward Orlando Berrio, who comes on for his first international appearance in two years.
66' The honours are still even as we approach the final quarter of this game, Can either side find a winner at the Hard Rock Stadium?
64' The oncoming Diaz is a highly-rated striker who signed for Portugese giants Porto prior to this season. He scored his first Colombia goal in March's 2-1 defeat by South Korea.
J. Lerma
M. Uribe
61' Another sees Uribe replaced by Bournemouth midfielder Jefferson Lerma.
L. Díaz
Roger Martínez
61' A first change for Colombia as Martinez goes off to be replaced by Luis Diaz.
61' That is international goal number 61 for Neymar! The PSG forward is now just one behind Ronaldo, who sits second on Brazil's all-time list, and 16 shy of Pele's record tally of 77.
Dani Alves
58' Alves latched onto a long diagonal ball before showing great awareness to pick out Neymar in the centre.
58' NEYMAR!!! 2-2! Is he ever out of the limelight?! Brazil's talisman is in the right place at the right time to tuck away Alves' square ball and level matters in Miami.
55' There is no doubt that this season is a big one for Coutinho, who recently completed a loan move to Bayern Munich. Things may not quite have gone to plan for him at Barcelona but, with Arjen Robben retiring and Franck Ribery moving onto pastures new, he will see it as an opportunity to really stand up and be counted.
52' CLOSE! Coutinho works some space before drilling the ball low across the face of goal, but none of his team-mates react quickly enough to get the vital touch.
49' A potential Brazilian attack comes to nothing as Neymar feeds the ball down the line to Firmino, who is way offside.
46' Colombia get us off and running once more!
As things stand, Colombia are on for only their fourth-ever win against Brazil, who are aiming to stretch their unbeaten run to 17 matches in all competitions.
Luis Muriel's brace has turned this match on its head in Miami. Brazil took an earlier lead through Casemiro, only to see it wiped out through two goals from the Atalanta striker.
45' Brazil threaten an equaliser before the break and force a corner. However, their momentum is halted when Alex Sandro wildly blazes his attempted cross behind for a goal kick.
43' GET OUT OF THE WAY! The ball is teed up for Neymar to strike, but his goalbound effort strikes the unwitting Firmino. Nevertheless, the offside flag had been raised and the potential goal would not have counted.
42' The Napoli goalkeeper used all of his experience there to stop Richarlison in his tracks. Upon earning his 100th cap, he is now 11 away from Carlos Valderrama's Colombian record of 111 internationals.
39' Ospina to the rescue! At the other end, Richarlison races onto a through ball and looks to round Ospina, who just gets a vital hand to deny the Everton man.
37' The counter-attack almost pays dividends for Colombia once again as they break from a Brazil corner with Muriel and Zapata leading the charge. The latter tries his luck from the edge of the box, but gets it all wrong and sends the ball high and wide of the target.
D. Zapata
34' Zapata provided the perfect lay-off for Muriel, who made no mistake.
L. Muriel
34' MURIEL AGAIN!!! COLOMBIA LEAD! The turnaround is complete as Colombia hit Brazil with a devastating counter that results in Zapata feeding Muriel, who fires past Ederson.
32' Colombia are certainly on top at the moment. You have to go back to the 2015 Copa America for the last time they tasted victory over Brazil, but Queiroz's men will certainly fancy their chances of ending that run here.
29' OFFSIDE! Colombia believe they have taken the lead after a free-kick is headed beyond the dive of Ederson. However, they are denied by the offside flag.
28' That was only Muriel's fourth goal for Colombia in 28 caps. With Falcao not included in this squad, the Atalanta striker knows this is a good opportunity to stake his claim for regular opportunities to lead the line under Carlos Queiroz.
L. Muriel
Penalty Goal
25' NO MISTAKE!!! 1-1! Muriel steps up and calmly sends Ederson the wrong way.
24' PENALTY! The referee points to the spot and Colombia have a golden opportunity to equalise...
Yellow Card
23' Casemiro is the first player to have his name taken by the referee.
21' That was only Casemiro's second goal for Brazil. Not normally renowned for scoring goals, he does have a tendancy to come up with the odd important one like in Real Madrid's 2017 Champions League final victory over Juventus.
19' 1-0 BRAZIL!!! CASEMIRO HEADS THEM IN FRONT! The Real Madrid midfielder climbs highest in the area to meet Neymar's corner and head past the helpless Ospina.
19' Assist Neymar da Silva Santos Junior
17' On the day he wins his 85th cap, Cuadrado is aiming to find his first goal for Colombia in nearly 15 months. The last one came in the 3-0 win over Poland at the 2018 World Cup.
14' Moments later, the ball breaks kindly for Cuadrado to strike from the edge of the area. However, the Juventus winger sends his effort wide of goal.
13' CHANCE! Cuadrado's dangerous ball is met by the head of Zapata, who heads just wide of the target.
10' Meanwhile, Colombia are unbeaten over 90 minutes in their last six matches - conceding just two goals during that span. They kept four clean sheets at the recent Copa America, before losing to Chile on penalties in the quarter-finals.
7' Brazil are aiming to continue their impressive recent record. Since their 2018 World Cup quarter-final defeat by Belgium, Tite's side are unbeaten in 16 matches across all competitions - winning 14 and drawing two.
4' There were a couple of nice touches before the game. First, Ospina was presented with a gold shield to commemorate his 100th cap. Then, a minute's silence was observed as a tribute to the son of Brazilian legend Cafu, who died earlier this week.
1' The referee blows his whistle and Brazil get the match underway!
The players are coming out onto the pitch and kick-off is just moments away.
We are almost ready to go at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens - home to the Miami Dolphins. Brazil were 1-0 winners when the two nations met here in September 2014.
As for Colombia, goalkeeper David Ospina wins his 100th international cap - becoming his nation's fourth centurion in the process. He is the senior head in an otherwise largely inexperienced Colombia squad, with Falcao and James Rodriguez missing this time around. Nevertheless, they do boast the attacking quality of Duvan Zapata and Luis Muriel, as well as Yerry Mina and Davinson Sanchez in defence.
The big news for Brazil is the return of Neymar, whose first football of the season comes on the day he earns his 98th cap. He is part of an envious attack that also boasts Roberto Firmino, Philippe Coutinho and Richarlison. Dani Alves, who makes his 116th international appearance today, captains the Selecao just under two months after lifting the trophy following victory at the Copa America.
SUBS: Alvaro Montero, Jhon Lucumi, Oscar Muriel, Luis Orejuela, Rafael Santos Borre, Yairo Moreno, Luis Diaz, Jefferson Lerma, Cristian Borja, Orlando Berrio, Aldair Quintana.
COLOMBIA: David Ospina, Stefan Medina, Yerry Mina, Davinson Sanchez, Wilmar Barrios, William Tesillo, Mateus Uribe, Juan Cuadrado, Roger Martinez, Luis Muriel, Duvan Zapata.
SUBS: Weverton, Fagner, Eder Militao, Samir, Jorge, Allan, Bruno Henrique, David Neres, Vinicius Junior, Lucas Lima, Ivan.
BRAZIL: Ederson, Dani Alves, Alex Sandro, Thiago Silva, Marquinhos, Casemiro, Arthur, Philippe Coutinho, Roberto Firmino, Neymar, Richarlison.
This is the 32nd meeting between the two nations. Brazil are aiming to record their 20th victory over the Colombians, who are targeting only a fourth win against the Selecao.
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