With the 2022 FIFA World Cup just around the corner, it’s time to start looking at the teams and matchups that will soon be dominating the headlines. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at one of those upcoming matchups – Brazil vs Ghana – breaking down the teams, their lineups, and making some predictions for what’s sure to be an exciting game.
Introduction to the Brazil vs Ghana Friendly Match
The Brazil vs Ghana friendly match will take place on October 8th at 7:00pm local time (12:00am BST) at the Estádio Nacional de Brasília in Brazil. The match will be broadcast live on TV Globo, SporTV, and ESPN Brasil.
This will be the first meeting between the two nations since the 2014 FIFA World Cup, where Ghana were eliminated in the group stage while Brazil went on to finish in fourth place.
Brazil are currently ranked third in the FIFA world rankings, while Ghana are ranked 37th. However, Ghana have proved to be a tough opponent for Brazil in recent years, with their last meeting ending in a 2-2 draw.
Both teams are coming into this match off the back of wins in their most recent matches. Brazil beat USA 2-0 in an international friendly on September 7th, while Ghana beat Uganda 1-0 in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on September 5th.
Brazil will be without Neymar for this match as he is still recovering from a foot injury. However, they will still have plenty of firepower up front with Roberto Firmino, Philippe Coutinho and Douglas Costa all available to start.
Ghana will also be missing some key players due to injury, including captain Asamoah Gyan and striker Jordan Ayew. However, they do have some exciting young talent such as Thomas Partey and Christian Atsu who
Past Performance of both Teams
Brazil and Ghana are set to face off in an international friendly match on October 9th. Here’s a look at the recent performances of both teams:
Brazil comes into this match on the back of a 0-0 draw with Uruguay in a World Cup qualifier. It was a disappointing result for Brazil, who had plenty of chances to win the game but failed to convert any of them. Before that, Brazil had won 2-0 against Colombia in another World Cup qualifier. That win put Brazil atop the South American qualifying standings.
In their last 10 matches, Brazil has six wins, three draws and just one loss. They will be looking to continue their good form in this match against Ghana.
Ghana, on the other hand, comes into this match on the back of a 1-1 draw with Congo in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. The result was a good one for Ghana, as they were away from home and playing against a difficult opponent. before that, Ghana had won 2-0 against Ethiopia in another Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. That win put Ghana atop their group in the qualifiers.
In their last 10 matches, Ghana has five wins, four draws and just one loss. They will be hoping to build on their good form in this match against Brazil.
Lineups of Both Teams
Brazil and Ghana are set to face off in an international friendly match on October 9th at Estádio Nacional Mané Garrincha in Brasília. This will be the first meeting between the two countries since the 2014 FIFA World Cup, where Brazil defeated Ghana 2-1 in group play.
Both teams have released their lineups for the match. Here is a look at how each team will line up:
Goalkeeper: Alisson Becker
Defenders: Daniel Alves, Thiago Silva, Marquinhos, Filipe Luis
Midfielders: Philippe Coutinho, Arthur Melo, Fernandinho
Forwards: Richarlison, Roberto Firmino, Neymar Jr.
Goalkeeper: Richard Ofori
Predictions for the match
1. Brazil will win the match.
2. Neymar will be the man of the match.
3. Philippe Coutinho will score at least one goal.
4. Ghana will put up a good fight, but ultimately lose.
5. The final score will be 3-1 in favor of Brazil.
Live streaming and Watching Options
When it comes to watching the game, there are a few different options available. For starters, the game will be streamed live on FuboTV. If you don’t have FuboTV, you can also watch the game on ESPN+.
As for predictions, it’s tough to say who will come out on top. Both teams have strong squads and it should be a close match. Ultimately, we think Brazil will edge out Ghana in a close one.
Interesting Facts about the Match
1. The match will be played on Tuesday, March 26th at 10:00 P.M. EST at the Estadio Nacional de Brasilia in Brazil.
2. This will be the first meeting between these two nations in over 25 years.
3. Ghana is currently ranked 37th in the world by FIFA, while Brazil is 5th.
4. In their last 10 matches, Brazil has won 6 and drawn 2, while Ghana has won 5 and drawn 3.
5. Some notable players for Ghana include Asamoah Gyan, who has over 100 caps and 50 goals for his country, as well as Andre Ayew and Jordan Ayew, who both play in the Premier League for Swansea City.
6. For Brazil, Neymar is of course the biggest name on the squad. Other notable players include Philippe Coutinho, Roberto Firmino, Douglas Costa, and Gabriel Jesus.
The 2022 friendly match between Brazil and Ghana is sure to be a thrilling one. With both teams having strong lineups and talented players, it will surely be an exciting game for all soccer fans. Both countries also have a lot of history with each other, making this match even more interesting. We can only hope that the outcome is in favor of whichever team puts on its best performance come game day. Until then, we’ll just have to wait and see who comes out victorious!