International Friendly Betting: Brazil v England - 10 Vital Statistics



10. England were triumphant in their last meeting with Brazil, in February at Wembley. Another win for Roy Hodgson’s side can be backed at 5.50.

9. But before that Wembley win the Three Lions hadn’t beaten Brazil since 1990. A home win is priced at 1.55.

8. Wayne Rooney scored England’s opener at Wembley in February. The Manchester United striker, who has scored seven goals in his last eight international appearances, is available at 11.00 to open the scoring at the Maracana.

7. Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard bagged what turned out to be the winner, and can be backed at 7.00 to find the net at any time on Sunday.

6. England eventually ran out 2-1 winners at Wembley. A repeat of that winning scoreline for the away side is priced at 18.00.

5. Fred scored Brazil’s solitary goal in February, and is available at 5.50 to net the first goal against England this time around.

4. The Three Lions won 2-0 the last time they played at the Maracana in 1984. An identical scoreline on Sunday can be backed at 28.00.

3. Barcelona’s new signing Neymar has scored 20 times for his country - more than any other player in the current Brazil squad. The 21-year old is priced at 2.25 to score at any time.

2. Ashley Cole captained his nation for the first time against Ireland in midweek, but is still yet to score an international goal. The Chelsea full-back is available at 24.00 to put that right against Brazil.

1. Joe Hart kept 18 clean sheets for Manchester City this season. The England goalkeeper can be backed at 6.00 to keep Brazil out on Sunday.