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England 0-0 Brazil : international friendly – as it happened

Brazil had most of the chances in a dull game, but Gareth Southgate’s youngsters kept another clean sheet against one of the best teams in the world at Wembley

A respectable result for an experimental and weakened England against one of the best teams in the world, even if it was a dull game. Brazil shaded it in terms of possession and chances, but England defended well and kept another clean sheet after holding Germany last Friday. They could have done more going forward and they were average in midfield, but Gareth Southgate will be pleased with how his team fared and will tell himself that England would have created more if Harry Kane, Dele Alli and Raheem Sterling had been fit. A goalless draw was a fair result in the end. Thanks for reading and emailing. Night.

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