Liverpool Roberto Firmino Man City Gabriel Jesus lift Brazil to victory

Czech Republic 1 – Brazil 3

Later this year Brazil will host the 2019 Copa America.

In their final warm up match before the competition, Brazil came from behind to beat Czech Republic on Tuesday.

David Pavelka fired the Europeans in the 37th minute lead. However the South Americans turned the match in the second half.

Liverpool and Man City forwards Roberto Firmino and Gabriel Jesus did the damage for Brazil.

Roberto Firmino & Gabriel Jesus score

Firmino levelled minutes after the restart.

The Liverpool forward was rewarded for putting pressure on the Czech defence as he slot home the equaliser.

Man City’s Gabriel Jesus won the match for Brazil with two goals in the final seven minutes.

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After a neat attack, Jesus put Brazil ahead with a clinical back post finish into the roof of the Czech net.

The Sky Blues forward killed the match after another superb attacking move from Brazil which carved the Czech defence wide open.

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Liverpool vs Man City

While Firmino and Jesus were on the same side this week, come Saturday they’ll again be rivals in the Premier League.

Liverpool are two points clear of Man City in the table, although the Reds have played a game more than the Sky Blues.

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If Man City win all their remaining league matches, they’ll beat Liverpool to the title.

On Saturday, Man City head to Fulham.

Liverpool are in action on Sunday when Tottenham visit Anfield.


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