Brazil, the host nation of the Football World Cup 2014, is set to kickstart its pre-tournament round of international friendlies against Panama on June 3rd at 4 p.m. Local Time, 1230: am India time.
The match is obviously expected to be a walkover for the Brazilian boys, while Panama will be happy to be at least part of the pre-tournament schedule.
Fans can catch the match on beIN Sports in the US, beIN Sports en Español for those who prefer Spanish, BT Sport 1 in the UK, beIN Sports Canada in Canada.
You can even watch live streaming of the match with a subscription to beIN Sports Play online.
Brazil’s coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has already made it very clear that he will go with the advice of the medical staff on this one as there is no necessity to take risk with players who have slight niggles at this point.
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That means both Thiago Silva and midfielder Paulinho should give the game a skip and Brazil will not be sporting their strongest 11 for sure.
Brazilian fans worldwide will have to wait till the second friendly to see what the final 11 might really look like, but the encounter against Panama should sure get everyone in the mood for the greatest sporting event on the planet.
In other friendlies, Switzerland will take on Peru, while Czech Republic will test their skills against Austria.