Brazil’s Roberto Firmino (right) and Bolivia’s Jose Maria Carrasco vie for the ball during their 2022 FIFA World Cup South American qualifier in Sao Paulo on Friday. Agence France-Presse
Peru failed to capitalise on a ten-man Brazil 20 minutes from time — after Gabriel Jesus was sent off for a second yellow — leaving Tite’s charges holding on to win the Copa America 3-1 in front of boisterous home fans on Sunday.
Following claims by Lionel Messi that the Copa America had been ‘fixed’ so the hosts would win, Tite — coach of champions Brazil — told the Argentina captain to show some respect.
Peru goalkeeper Pedro Gallese committed a horrendous error as Brazil ensured top spot in their Copa America group on Saturday with a 5-0 victory in Sao Paulo.
The inaugural Gulf Youth Sport Expo, organised in partnership with Dubai Sports Council, will bring together all corners of the youth sports industry on September 17 for a day of presentations, panels, networking, and development.
The UAE’s Rashid Al Mulla says he is confident of extending one of the longest winning sequences in competitive international water sport in Italy at the weekend.
The Group 2 Dubai Duty Free Mill Reef Stakes, highlight of the Dubai Duty Free International Weekend at Newbury Racecourse on Friday and Saturday, has attracted 17 high-class two-year-olds at the five-day confirmation stage.