England v Brazil Betting: Top 10 Vital Statistics

10. England and Brazil meet for the 24th time on Wednesday evening in a friendly commemorating 125 years of the Football Association. England won 4-2 in their first ever tie against Brazil in May 1956 and are 2.95 to win again.

9. Brazil have won 11 of their previous 23 meetings with England, including two of the last three clashes. They are 2.35 to win on Wednesday.

8. The last time these sides met in competitive action, Brazil beat England 2-1 at the 2002 World Cup – Ronaldinho scoring past David Seaman from 35 yards. The former Barcelona star is in the squad for Wednesday and is 4.10 to score again.

7. England have won just three of their 23 meetings with Brazil, their most recent victory a 1-0 result in March 1990. Eight clashes have gone by since then and England are 2.08 to win Draw no Bet.

6. Gary Lineker scored the only goal that day, a low header from a corner - his 30th strike in an England shirt. Another 1-0 result is priced at 10.50.


5. Brazil’s young striker Neymar scored three goals for his country at the 2012 Olympic Games last summer, although he didn’t score at Wembley in the third-place playoff. The 21-year-old is 6.00 to score first on Wednesday.

4. Wayne Rooney has scored 10 goals in his last 10 games for club side Manchester United and netted in his most recent appearance for England against Poland last October. The striker is 6.25 to score at any time.

3. Six of the 10 games between these two sides at Wembley have ended in a draw. Another tie is available at 3.30.

2. Captain Steven Gerrard scored a 25-yard effort for Liverpool against Manchester City at the weekend – his seventh goal of the season. Gerrard has 19 international goals to his name and is 20.00 to again score from outside the box.


1. There has been just two 0-0 draws between these two sides in 23 previous meetings. Both teams to score is available at 1.67, with a price of 6.75 for plus 4.5 goals on Wednesday.

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