Brazil 3-0 Ghana: Tottenham forward Richarlison scores twice

Richarlison has now scored 16 goals in 37 games for Brazil

Tottenham striker Richarlison scored a first-half double as Brazil brushed aside Ghana in a friendly.

The 25-year-old combined twice with Neymar, sweeping into the bottom corner from the edge of the area, before meeting a free-kick.

The former Everton forward led the line with Arsenal’s Gabriel Jesus and Gabriel Martinelli not in the squad.

Paris St-Germain centre-back Marquinhos had given Brazil the lead, nodding home a ninth-minute corner from Raphinha.

There were also starts for Liverpool goalkeeper Allison, Chelsea defender Thiago Silva and Manchester United’s Casemiro, while Liverpool’s Fabinho came off the bench.

Tite’s side face Tunisia on Tuesday as they build up to November and December’s World Cup in Qatar, where they face Serbia, Switzerland and Cameroon in their group as they look to win a record-extending sixth title.

Elsewhere, Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah scored twice, including a penalty, as Egypt, who failed to qualify for the World Cup, beat Niger 3-0.



Formation 4-3-3

  • 1Alisson
  • 14Militão
  • 3Thiago SilvaSubstituted forSilva Nascimentothat 45′minutes
  • 4Marquinhos
  • 6Counted
  • 7Tolentino Coelho de LimaSubstituted forde Barros Ribeirothat 79′minutes
  • 5CasemiroBooked at 45minsSubstituted forFabinhothat 63′minutes
  • 10NeymarBooked at 77mins
  • 19RaphinhaSubstituted forRodrygothat 80′minutes
  • 9RicharlisonSubstituted forSantos Carneiro Da Cunhathat 63′minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 20Vinicius JuniorSubstituted fordos Santosthat 63′minutes


  • 2Danilo
  • 8Peace
  • 11de Barros Ribeiro
  • 12Pereira da Silva
  • 13Ibañez da Silva
  • 15Fabinho
  • 16Lodi dos Santos
  • 17Guimarães Rodriguez Moura
  • 18dos Santos
  • 21Santos Carneiro Da Cunha
  • 22Silva Nascimento
  • 23Ederson
  • 24Firmino
  • 25Abreu dos Santos
  • 26Rodrygo


Formation 4-1-4-1

  • 16Wollacott
  • 3OdoiBooked at 47minsSubstituted forLampteythat 72′minutes
  • 18Amartey
  • 23Djiku
  • 17Baba
  • 21BabaBooked at 53minsSubstituted forOwusuthat 72′minutes
  • 22SulemanaSubstituted forWilliamsthat 45′minutes
  • 20KudusSubstituted forKyerehthat 83′minutes
  • 10A AyewBooked at 45minsSubstituted forSemenyothat 72′minutes
  • 9J Ayew
  • 13Afena-GyanSubstituted forSalisuthat 45′minutes


  • 1Ophoria
  • 2Lamptey
  • 4Salisu
  • 6Owusu
  • 7Fatawu
  • 8Kyereh
  • 11Bukhari
  • 12Manaf Nurudeen
  • 14Mensah
  • 15Aidoo
  • 19Williams
  • 26Seidu
  • 27Semenyo
  • 28Barney

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