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Austria v Brazil Live Commentary, 10/06/2018

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Gabriel Jesus (36)
Neymar (63)
Philippe Coutinho (69)


That's all from this one. Thanks for joining us and, until next time, goodbye!
Tite's men can now look forward to their World Cup opener against Switzerland a week today. They will fear no-one - and rightly so.
It's comfortable for Brazil in the end. They head to Russia on a high after goals from Jesus, Neymar and Coutinho seal a 3-0 triumph in Austria.
90' + 2' FULL-TIME: Austria 0 Brazil 3
90' + 1' Danilo shoots high and wide after Brazil work the ball over to the right. There will be one additional minute.
90' SAVE! Costa causing problems again! He gets down the left and drives a cross in that almost catches out Lindner at his near post, requiring a parry behind.
89' Costa almost provides it! He beats two, three men, but then cannot find Paulinho with a little dink into the area. Lindner gathers.
88' The pace is just starting to slow, with a couple of offsides and further fouls. Brazil retain control and still want a fourth, though.
86' CLOSE! Now Arnautovic gets an opening! It's scarcely a half-chance, a shot from 25 yards, but he nearly catches out Alisson at his near post. The ball fizzes wide.
85' Brazil's speed on the break is quite something. Firmino and Willian cannot quite link up on this occasion, but they have team-mates in support, too. Their World Cup opponents might well worry.
Douglas Costa
84' SUB! A round of applause from the Austria fans is just reward for Neymar's performance. He is replaced by Costa.
83' Arnautovic has been very quiet in the last half an hour. He finally gets some space to lead a counter and overhits the pass. That sums up Austria's second half.
82' SAVE! Now a stop at the other end after more superb play! Taison teases a pass through, Neymar flicks into Firmino's path, and a low shot is parried by Lindner. Brazil build again.
81' SAVE! Alisson has been a spectator throughout the second half, but this is a great stop! Hierlander lets fly and the Brazil goalkeeper turns the ball over the top. He then deals with the corner, too.
79' And the boys from Brazil are really enjoying themselves out there. A rare Austria break is halted by Miranda, and the visitors can get back to working angles in the final third. Neymar cannot quite reach a dangerous pass.
77' Brazil's second-half performance just goes to show their strength in depth. They have made changes and yet continue to dominate.
Philippe Coutinho
76' SUB! That fine 20-yard effort is Coutinho's last involvement. He's really come into his own in this second half, but Taison is on.
75' Of course Neymar is now level with Romario as Brazil's third highest all-time goalscorer. He has 55 and may well fancy more in the closing stages.
74' CROSSBAR! Almost Coutinho's second! A lovely curler catches the angle. Lindner is getting nowhere near that.
73' Paulinho is the latest to charge through on the left, but his cross is cut out. Brazil have a corner...
72' The Austria supporters are still making plenty of noise, but their side do not look like getting back into this one. Instead, Brazil are attacking once more.
K. Danso
A. Dragović
70' SUB! More changes. Dragovic, now exposed by the rampant Brazil, goes off for Danso.
Roberto Firmino
69' Coutinho, formerly a Liverpool player, links up with current Reds star Firmino for that effort. Really lovely play.
Philippe Coutinho
69' GOAL! Oh this is devastating! Coutinho gets Brazil's third! A lovely one-two with Firmino sets him clear to curl a finish around Lindner. That's 3-0 and should be the match.
Roberto Firmino
Gabriel Jesus
67' SUB! Firmino gets his chance up front, with Jesus heading off.
Filipe Luís
67' SUB! Brazil continue to keep their shape, bringing on Filipe Luis in place of Marcelo.
P. Žulj
F. Grillitsch
66' SUB! That second goal prompts further changes. Grillitsch is off for Zulj for the hosts.
65' SAVE! It's all Brazil now and it should be three! Paulinho is the man in space this time and he shoots hard and low, but too close to Lindner.
Yellow Card
63' YELLOW! Neymar does collect a booking for his celebration, lifting his shirt over his head.
63' Willian collects the assist for that goal, his lovely pass only bettered by Neymar's trickery.
63' GOAL! Neymar! What an effort! Brazil have a second! Paulinho looked to have squandered a great chance as he failed to find the PSG forward, but Willian picked up the slack with a dink through to Neymar. Excellent footwork takes him through to finish coolly and make it 2-0 to the visitors.
62' SAVE! Coutinho has threatened on a couple of occasions, but this is a simple stop for Lindner. The midfielder's low curler is straight at the goalkeeper.
61' SUB! Fernandinho, dropped for this one, is also on, replacing Casemiro.
Thiago Silva
60' SUB! And here are a couple of Brazil changes. First, Silva is replaced by Marquinhos.
59' Burgstaller is immediately into the thick of the action, looking to arc a run in behind. He just mistimes it and is flagged offside. That could have been a real chance.
G. Burgstaller
X. Schlager
58' SUB! Schlager also goes off as Austria change both wide men, bringing on Burgstaller.
S. Hierländer
A. Schöpf
58' SUB! Unsurprisingly, Schopf makes way in Austria's first change. Having toed the line, he is replaced by Hierlander.
57' Brazil have just used those couple of clashes to regain some control. There is no way through as they probe, though, and Arnautovic looks to break. Miranda gets there first.
55' Coutinho is fouled now, and the Brazil players are not happy. They swarm towards the challenge, feeling that a few of these tackles are a little harsh with key games just around the corner. Schopf, already booked, avoids a red card.
S. Prödl
Yellow Card
54' YELLOW! There is understandable concern every time Neymar goes down, and he takes another kick. Prodl is booked. Neymar lifts himself back to his feet.
54' It looks as though Brazil may be restricted to countering in this second half. It will be a handy test for their defence on the eve of a big tournament.
52' Crucial defending! Willian gets in on the right and has men up in support. He drives the ball across, but Dragovic makes a vital interception. Willian is then penalised for an apparent foul.
51' Schopf's flick-on bounces the wrong side of Arnautovic after Alaba pounces on a Danilo error. Baumgartlinger is then in space but unable to get a shot off.
50' The ball is back with Austria, but Brazil are compact in defence. The hosts cannot find a way through right now.
49' Brazil almost break through! They move the ball quickly and, after a couple of crucial Austrian challenges, Marcelo's pass finds Jesus offside. Coutinho may have got there on the overlap.
48' Alaba's deliveries were dangerous in the first half, but this is a poor one. The ball sails behind.
47' Austria are keeping the ball in the early part of the second half. Casemiro is penalised as he clatters into a challenge around 40 yards from goal.
46' KICK-OFF: No changes at the break and Jesus gets us up and running for the second half.
Can Austria hit back after the break? We will soon find out. Brazil have won their final friendly before a World Cup in each of the past three editions.
Brazil lead at the break through Jesus' well-taken strike. Austria have been in the game but have struggled to answer the visitors' 36th-minute opener.
45' + 2' HALF-TIME: Austria 0 Brazil 1
45' + 1' CHANCE! Arnautovic just cannot quite bring the ball under control! Having toiled for a time, Austria cut through Brazil with a direct Dragovic pass. Arnautovic cannot volley on goal first time. Alisson gathers.
45' There's just the one minute of added time at the end of this first half.
44' Sublime play from Coutinho. His turn in the centre of the pitch opens up space to run into. A scoop pass through looks for Jesus, but the forward barges a defender over, conceding a free-kick.
43' Austria are looking to change the pattern of play. The red shirts swarm forward as Brazil enjoy possession. No luck so far in picking off the visitors' passes.
41' A nervy moment for Prodl. Marcelo threads a pass through and Jesus is after it. Prodl expects Lindner to come out and is instead required to muscle the Manchester City man away from the ball. They share a handshake as the goalkeeper collects.
40' SAVE! Lovely play from Brazil! Casemiro's long ball finds the head of Jesus and a knockdown for Coutinho. A low drive is well held.
39' The free-kick is delivered from the left by Marcelo, but evades everyone. Brazil remain on the attack. Austria's bright spell feels a long time ago now.
A. Schöpf
Yellow Card
38' YELLOW! A late challenge from Schopf catches Neymar, who stays down. That prompts a yellow card for the Austrian as his opponent slowly recovers.
Gabriel Jesus
36' GOAL! It's only a temporary reprieve and Jesus nets! Brazil lead! The corner is cleared as far as Marcelo, whose low drive bounces kindly for Jesus, just onside on the left, to curl a superb finish inside the far corner. It's 1-0.
35' SAVE! This game is so open! Paulinho so nearly nets! As the ball pings from end to end, Neymar wants a penalty. With the Austria defenders distracted, Paulinho runs through and only Lindner's legs prevent the opener.
34' CHANCE! Silva cannot quite get his header on target! The left-wing corner picks out the centre-back, but he is past the near post and can only nod wide.
33' Brazil attack again and they nearly find a way through! Paulinho moves into space on the edge of the area and then fails to find Marcelo, but the Madrid left-back steals back possession. A low cross is turned behind.
32' Really clever play from Casemiro to halt the latest Austria attack. Arnautovic takes on Miranda and centres, finding only Casemiro who is crowded out. The Madrid man shows his composure, though, moving towards his own byline and smashing the ball out off Arnautovic.
31' A let-off for Brazil! Danilo takes a heavy touch on the edge of his own area under pressure from Schlager, who nips in, but the foul goes the Brazilian's way.
30' Alisson is back on his feet, but Austria are soon back on the attack. Brazil are being worked hard.
28' There is concern for Alisson, though. He requires treatment in the Brazil area as his team-mates regroup. Ederson is the back-up, of course.
27' Alaba delivers a dangerous ball, but Brazil get the ball clear. No goals yet, but this is an intriguing encounter.
26' This is not such good play from Brazil. They go short from the corner and cannot forge a route through a sturdy Austria backline, instead allowing the hosts to break. Arnautovic does well to win a free-kick from Casemiro.
25' SAVE! What a stop from Lindner! It's Brazil's turn to attack and Coutinho cuts in from the left, bending a superb effort towards the bottom-right corner. Lindner gets down to keep it out.
23' Austria may not enjoy watching their rivals in World Cup action from afar in the coming weeks, but they're enjoying themselves right now. Brazil are in a game.
22' CLOSE! Again it's Arnautovic! This is a huge opening! It's all Austria and this time they move down the right, Lainer teeing up Arnautovic who can only scuff the ball marginally over the top.
21' CHANCE! Vital defending from Silva! Alaba delivers a gorgeous cross from the left, seemingly picking out Arnautovic in the area until the defender nudges the ball on. Schopf at the back post cannot quite stretch to turn a shot on target.
20' CLOSE! Great hit from Schopf! Alaba crosses, Alisson punches and the Austria wide man catches the clearance full on the volley, arrowing a fine shot just wide.
19' Corner at the other end, though. Baumgartlinger is heavily involved and wins the set-piece from opposing captain Miranda on the right.
18' SAVE! Neymar has the first shot on target! Austria struggle to get the ball clear and the Brazil forward is granted a shooting opportunity from 25 yards, drilling an effort straight at Lindner.
17' Brazil are very much enjoying playing with fire. The visitors take extra touches wherever they can, even when under pressure on the edge of their own area. It works as Brazil play their way out and build an attack.
16' Austria push on, belatedly getting some numbers up in attack, but Baumgartlinger's speculative pass runs behind. That's poor from the home captain.
15' Neymar is drifting inside and ends up on the right this time, looking to make progress in the air. A crucial Austrian foot knocks the ball back to Lindner.
14' It's all a bit scrappy. Neymar, still finding his feet, loses the ball as he attempts a trick, drawing loud jeers, but Coutinho picks up possession and feeds Jesus. The forward looks to beat his man and goes down in the area, but there's nothing doing.
13' Now Brazil attack again. Neymar gets down the left and crosses, picking out Paulinho. But the midfielder is off-balance as he nods the ball down, finding only a defender.
12' Coutinho gives the ball away really cheaply in the centre of the pitch, allowing Arnautovic to drive at the Brazil backline. Again, he has few options. A pass to the right is too far ahead of Schopf.
10' And the Austria front man already looks frustrated. He darts after Miranda and then closes down Alisson, only to turn around and see no red Austria shirt within 30 yards.
9' Arnautovic may well find himself isolated in this one. A dash in behind is halted by an offside flag as Austria look to respond.
8' CLOSE! Now Casemiro gets involved in the attack! Brazil are probing, moving the ball left and then right, with Willian teeing up the Real Madrid man. A hammer of a strike flies into the side netting from 25 yards. Great effort.
6' This Brazil midfield is well equipped to support a flamboyant attack. Neymar's flick gives the ball away, but Casemiro immediately snaps into a tackle and has his side back on the front foot.
5' It's an open game at the moment, and yet the ball is largely contained in the middle third. Arnautovic fails to carry the ball upfield for Austria, before a defender nips in front of Jesus at the other end.
4' Neymar is now back on his feet. Brazil supporters will worry every time their number 10 hits the deck.
3' Concern for Brazil, as Neymar is down holding his ankle. It's a tangle with Baumgartlinger that leaves the visiting star in apparent pain.
2' Silva blocks as Austria come forward, conceding a corner. Alaba swings in the set-piece, but Brazil clear. Neymar's pass is picked off on the counter.
1' There's an early cheer for Lindner as he evades Jesus' press with a dummy. A risk that pays off for the goalkeeper.
1' KICK-OFF: Austria's Arnautovic gets us under way!
This one is a complete sell-out, with tifos on display in the home sections as the Brazil national anthem starts up. Austria's will follow and then we will be ready for the off.
And here they come! An array of stars snake out onto the pitch for what promises to be a cracker.
The teams are in the tunnel and the atmosphere is building. Kick-off is around six minutes away.
Tite looks in good spirits as he heads out into the dugout. His players will soon follow, ready to take the last step before Russia and all that comes with a World Cup.
However, while Austria may not have qualified for the World Cup, this could be a tough test for Brazil. The hosts have won each of their last seven matches, including a 2-1 victory over current world champions Germany last time out.
Can Neymar nudge further up Brazil's all-time top-scorer standings today? He has scored 54 goals in 84 caps for his country, making him their fourth highest scorer, just one goal behind Romario in third.
Neymar replaces Fernandinho in Vienna in what is a largely settled Brazil line-up now. He scored from the bench on his return against Croatia last time out.
Yes, for the first time since breaking his foot in February, Neymar starts!
Subs: Cassio, Ederson, Fernandinho, Marquinhos, Fred, Fagner, Geromel, Renato Augusto, Roberto Firmino, Douglas Costa, Filipe Luis, Taison. 
Brazil (4-3-3): Alisson; Danilo, Thiago Silva, Miranda, Marcelo; Paulinho, Casemiro, Philippe Coutinho; Willian, Gabriel Jesus, Neymar.
Subs: Jorg Siebenhandl, Guido Burgstaller, Marvin Potzmann, Peter Zulj, Louis Schaub, Deni Alar, Kevin Wimmer, Stefan Ilsanker, Stefan Hierlander, Kevin Danso, Moritz Bauer, Florian Kainz.
Austria (3-4-3): Heinz Lindner; Aleksandar Dragovic, Sebastian Prodl, Martin Hinteregger; Stefan Lainer, Julian Baumgartlinger, Florian Frillitsch, David Alaba; Alessandro Schopf, Marko Arnautovic, Xaver Schlager.
Let's get straight to the team news as Brazil coach Tite announced his plans for today's game early, including a start for a certain Paris Saint-Germain forward...
Hello and welcome to our live text commentary of the international friendly between Austria and Brazil, the World Cup favourites' final warm-up match!