Brazil's past two games have ended up in 1-0 wins over their historic South American rivals -- first Argentina, and now Uruguay. Even so, there is something unsatisfactory about the scenario, and not just because Argentina have a caretaker coach in charge of an experimental team and Uruguay's defensive resources were so depleted and the victory came as a consequence of a disputed penalty.
Much more important than results at this stage of the South American calendar are performances. As hosts...
Neymar scored a contested second-half penalty to give Brazil a 1-0 friendly win over Uruguay and bring some joy to their fans on a gloomy Friday at the Emirates Stadium in London.
The Paris Saint-Germain forward was again the stand-out Brazil player and he coolly side-footed home his 60th international goal in the 76th minute after Diego Laxalt brought down Danilo, although Uruguay claimed there was a handball in the build-up.
Neymar is the third player to reach the 60-goal mark for Brazil, joining...
LONDON -- Three quick thoughts from Brazil's 1-0 friendly win over Uruguay at the Emirates Stadium on Friday.
1. Neymar decides battle of the forwards
You don't usually associate a game featuring Neymar, Luis Suarez, Roberto Firmino and Edinson Cavani with a cold, drizzly night in north London, but the Emirates played host to one of South America's most historic rivalries on Friday.
Brazil came out on top, beating Uruguay 1-0 in this slightly underwhelming friendly thanks to a contentious...
The man who designed Brazil's football uniform has died at age 83.
The family of Brazilian journalist Aldyr Schlee announced he died on Thursday after a six-year battle against skin cancer.
The yellow shirt and blue shorts kit of Brazil's was created by Schlee for a contest organized by newspaper Correio da Manha in 1953.
Schlee won the contest and received about $5,000 in prize money.
Brazil played the 1954 World Cup in Switzerland and reached the quarterfinals wearing the colors designed by Schlee...