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Renan Lodi edges Alex Sandro in battle of Brazil left-backs

ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno says Juventus' defensive issues came to the forefront in a 2-2 draw against Atletico Madrid.
ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno says Brazil came together and proved that they were the best team at the Copa America despite Neymar's absence.

After two glorious spells, more than 300 matches and plenty of titles, left back Filipe Luis left Atletico Madrid at the end of the last season to go home to Brazil. And, with typical modesty, he is inclined to believe that his successor will be better than him.

The club have signed his compatriot, 21-year-old Renan Lodi, and Filipe Luis has seen enough to be enchanted.

"I think he'll be the best full-back in Atletico's history," Filipe Luis said. "He has all the conditions."

Filipe Luis is not...

Tite's search for a striker continues as Brazil draw another blank

Philippe Coutinho is tasked with naming his favourite player, his top games and goals after completing his move to Bayern Munich.
Gabriel Jesus defended teammate Neymar following claims Brazil no longer need him.
Gabriel Jesus said Lionel Messi was wrong to question the authorities following Argentina's semifinal defeat to Brazil in Copa America.

Peru captain and centre-forward Paolo Guerrero decided not to play for his country in the recent friendlies because his club, Internacional of Brazil, feature in the final of the domestic cup.

And so he spent a frustrating night ploughing a lone furrow upfield as his side were beaten 1-0 in the first leg of the final away to Athletico Paranaense. He could instead have spent a glorious Tuesday night being part of the Peru side who beat Brazil 1-0 in Los Angeles.

The absence of Guerrero makes this...

Neymar accuser indicted for extortion, fraud in Brazil

ESPN FC's Ale Moreno explains why Kylian Mbappe's presence at PSG makes Neymar an expendable asset.
French football correspondent Julien Laurens explains the main reason behind Neymar not getting a move away from PSG this summer.

Sao Paulo police say they are indicting Brazilian model Najila Trindade and her former partner over her rape allegation against football star Neymar.

Police said Tuesday they indicted the model for procedural fraud, slanderous denunciation and extortion.

Her former partner Estivens Alves is accused of disclosing erotic content, which was then published online.

Trindade went to Sao Paulo police to accuse Neymar of raping her at a Paris hotel in May. Neymar denied the accusation and said their relations...