International friendly Brazil 1 Russia 1

Monday 25th March, 2013

Brazil left it late to come from behind and earn a 1-1 draw against a resilient Russian side at Stamford Bridge.Fabio Capello’s men had the better start to proceedings but neither side truly tested the other in a tame first half. The South Americans saw a lot more of the ball after the break but were unable to unlock a stubborn Russian defence, until Fred’s late equaliser cancelled out Viktor Fayzulin’s 73rd-minute opener.Although their World Cup qualifier with Northern Ireland was postponed twice at the weekend, Russia began positively and called Julio Cesar into action after just three minut…

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