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Brazil 1-0 Sweden – Pato scores



Brazil 1-0 Sweden
19:45 GMT, Wednesday, 26 March 2008, Emirates Stadium (Arsenal)

Brazil beat Sweden 1-0 thanks to a 72nd minute goal by Pato to win the 50th anniversary of the ’58 WC clash between the two sides.


Brazil return to their UK home, Emirates Stadium, to take on Sweden in a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the 1958 World Cup clash. It’s a shame that Kaka and Ronaldinho won’t be playing but you can expect to see a good game nevertheless with the likes of Pato, Robinho, Alves, Anderson and Diego all included in the Brazil squad.

Brazil Squad

Goalkeepers: Julio Cesar (Inter Milan, Italy), Diego Alves (Almeria, Spain).

Defenders: Rafinha (Schalke, Germany), Leo (Gremio), Marcelo (Real Madrid, Spain), Lucio (Bayern Munich, Germany), Alex (Chelsea, England), Daniel Alves (Sevilla, Spain), Henrique Buss( Palmeiras),

Midfielders: Anderson (Manchester United), Gilberto Silva (Arsenal, England), Hernanes (Sao Paulo), Josue (Wolfsburg, Germany), Richarlyson (Sao Paulo), Lucas (Liverpool, England), Thiago Neves (Fluminense), Julio Baptista (Real Madrid, Spain), Diego (Werder Bremen, Germany).

Strikers: Luis Fabiano (Sevilla, Spain), Rafael Sobis (Real Betis, Spain), Alexandre Pato (AC Milan, Italy), Robinho (Real Madrid, Spain).

Sweden Squad

Goalkeepers: Andreas Isaksson (Manchester City), Rami Shaaban (Hammarby)

Defenders: Erik Edman (Wigan Athletic), Daniel Majstorovic (FC Basel), Olof Mellberg (Aston Villa), Mikael Nilsson (Panathinaikos), Niclas Alexandersson (IFK Gothenburg), Fredrik Risp (Ankaraspor), Fredrik Stoor (Rosenborg Trondheim)

Midfielders: Daniel Andersson (Malmo), Kennedy Bakircioglu (Ajax Amsterdam), Kim Kallstrom (Olympique Lyon), Anders Svensson (Elfsborg), Christian Wilhelmsson (Deportivo Coruna), Sebastian Larsson (Birmingham City), Fredrik Ljungberg (West Ham United)

Forwards: Marcus Allback (FC Copenhagen), Johan Elmander (Toulouse), Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Inter Milan), Markus Rosenberg (Werder Bremen)

Match report will be available the morning after the game.

Also See:

France v England
Mexico v Ghana
Spain v Italy