Result: England draw in Rio
Result: England draw in Rio
England hold Brazil to a 2-2 draw at the Maracana in their friendly international.
Reaction
England's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain celebrates after scoring the equaliser against Brazil during a friendly match on June 2, 2013
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain not surprised by dad missing goal
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain says that he is not surprised that his father missed his England goal against Brazil because he fell asleep.
Jun 3, 13:59
United's Wayne Rooney celebrates a goal against Reading on March 16, 2013
Wayne Rooney mocked by travel agents during England friendly
Wayne Rooney's reported desire to leave Manchester United is mocked by a travel agency ad during England's draw with Brazil.
Jun 3, 12:36
Julio Cesar
Julio Cesar: 'Wayne Rooney got lucky'
Julio Cesar says that Wayne Rooney was "lucky" to score past him during England's draw with Brazil on Sunday.
Jun 3, 09:02
England's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain celebrates after scoring the equaliser against Brazil during a friendly match on June 2, 2013
Joe Hart: 'Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain ripped it up'
Joe Hart heaps praise on Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain for his display against Brazil on Sunday.
Jun 3, 07:39
England's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is congratulated by team mates after scoring the equaliser against Brazil during a friendly match on June 2, 2013
Roy Hodgson hails Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain impact
Roy Hodgson says that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain changed the game for England against Brazil on Sunday.
Jun 3, 06:30
England's Wayne Rooney is congratulated by team mate Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain after scoring his team's second goal against Brazil during a friendly match on June 2, 2013
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain disappointed despite good result
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain says that England's draw in Brazil was a "good result" but admits that he is disappointed at not being able to hold on to the lead.
Jun 3, 06:15
Terry Venables
Terry Venables "confident" England will reach World Cup
Former England manager Terry Venables is confident that the Three Lions will qualify for next year's World Cup under Roy Hodgson.
Jun 3, 04:58
England's Joe Hart
Martin Keown: 'Joe Hart's kicking must improve'
Martin Keown feels that England goalkeeper Joe Hart must improve his kicking to help his side's attacking impetus during matches.
Jun 3, 03:07
England's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain celebrates after scoring the equaliser against Brazil during a friendly match on June 2, 2013
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: 'Brazil goal is a blur'
England midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain admits that he remembers little about his powerful equaliser in the 2-2 against Brazil.
Jun 3, 00:26
England's Wayne Rooney is congratulated by team mate Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain after scoring his team's second goal against Brazil during a friendly match on June 2, 2013
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's father misses Brazil goal
Mark Chamberlain, father of England winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, admits that he missed his son's goal against Brazil after falling asleep during the 2-2 draw.
Jun 2, 23:09
England's Joe Hart
Joe Hart: 'It's been a long season'
Joe Hart says that the heat in Rio de Janeiro did nothing to help England's performance at the end of a long season.
Jun 2, 22:55
England manager Roy Hodgson on the touchline during his team's friendly match against Brazil on June 2, 2013
Roy Hodgson: 'Draw was a fair result'
Roy Hodgson says that England have no complaints about tonight's result against Brazil.
Jun 2, 22:37
The Match
Match Report
England hold Brazil to a 2-2 draw at the Maracana in their friendly international.
Live Commentary
Sports Mole's live text commentary of the friendly between Brazil and England at the Maracana that ends in a 2-2 draw.
HT Report
Brazil and England have yet to break the deadlock after 45 minutes at the Maracana.
Team News
England boss Roy Hodgson reportedly hands Phil Jones the task of shackling Neymar in the international friendly clash with Brazil.
Preview
Sports Mole previews Sunday's international friendly between Brazil and England at the Maracana Stadium.
Head to Head
Build-up
Brazil manager Luiz Felipe Scolari on the sideline during his team's match with England on February 6, 2013
Luiz Felipe Scolari impressed with England youngsters
Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari sees Roy Hodgson's introduction of younger players as vital to England's hopes of qualifying for the 2014 World Cup.
Jun 2, 16:23
Roy Hodgson looking pensive
England's Roy Hodgson highlights lack of strikers
England coach Roy Hodgson is frustrated with his lack of striking options.
Jun 2, 11:55
Joe Hart is happy after Dzeko puts City ahead
Joe Hart: 'Brazil game is no friendly'
England goalkeeper Joe Hart insists that the team will not be treating tonight's friendly with Brazil like an exhibition match.
Jun 2, 07:17
David Luiz
David Luiz: "England do not win titles"
Brazil defender David Luiz feels that England's lack of a winning mentality has stopped them clinching a major tournament in the last 47 years.
Jun 2, 02:20
Pele
Pele backs Brazil against England
Brazilian legend Pele thinks that his side will be too good for England in this evening's friendly between the two teams.
Jun 2, 00:35
England's Michael Carrick during their World Cup qualifiying match with San Marino on October 12, 2012
England's Michael Carrick looking forward to Brazil game
Michael Carrick is looking forward to England's game against Brazil and hopes that the experience of playing at the Maracana will help ahead of the World Cup next year.
Jun 1, 23:37
Roy Hodgson
Roy Hodgson confident of England progress
England manager Roy Hodgson insists that he remains confident of his side's ability to improve ahead of tomorrow night's showpiece friendly in Brazil.
Jun 1, 19:12
Roy Hodgson looking pensive
Roy Hodgson: 'Small squad not ideal'
England manager Roy Hodgson admits that he would have liked to have had a bigger squad of players to choose from for tomorrow's match against Brazil.
Jun 1, 18:57
Danny Welbeck
Danny Welbeck out of Brazil game
Danny Welbeck is ruled out of England's friendly against Brazil tomorrow due to a knee injury.
Jun 1, 18:40
Neymar
Neymar: 'England aren't a threat'
Brazilian forward Neymar reveals that he does not consider England as a "threat" for next year's World Cup.
Jun 1, 07:42
Theo Walcott celebrates scoring the opener against Newcastle on December 29, 2012
Theo Walcott eyes striker role against Brazil
Arsenal winger Theo Walcott admits that he would relish an opportunity to start in England's friendly against Brazil as a striker.
Jun 1, 07:25
Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain celebrates after Norwich score an own goal and his team's third on April 13, 2013
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain eager to maintain family pride in Brazil
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is keen to follow in his father's footsteps by beating Brazil at the Maracana with England on Sunday.
May 31, 08:38
Brazil's Maracana Stadium, photographed on April 11, 2013
Brazil vs. England likely to go ahead
FIFA are confident that Sunday's match between Brazil and England will go ahead as planned.
May 30, 22:14
Gary Cahill celebrates scoring Chelsea's second
Gary Cahill looking forward to Brazil clash
England defender Gary Cahill reveals that he is looking forward to the challenge of facing Brazil in Rio de Janeiro.
May 30, 08:05
New Liverpool signing Daniel Sturridge in the stands ahead of their game with Sunderland on January 2, 2013
Daniel Sturridge out of Brazil clash
Daniel Sturridge is ruled out of England's game against Brazil with an ankle injury.
May 29, 22:26



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1Manchester CityMan City54101621413
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd54101621413
3Chelsea531185310
4Newcastle UnitedNewcastle53026429
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs52217348
6Huddersfield TownHuddersfield52215328
7Burnley52216518
8Liverpool52219908
9Southampton52214408
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom52214408
11Watford522179-28
12Arsenal521278-17
13Stoke CityStoke512256-15
14Swansea CitySwansea512225-35
15Leicester CityLeicester511379-24
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton511347-34
17West Ham UnitedWest Ham5113410-64
18Everton5113210-84
19Bournemouth510439-63
20Crystal Palace500508-80
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