Brazil 1-1 Russia Last-minute Fred equaliser saves Selecao

Monday 25th March, 2013

Brazil left it late to come from behind and earn a 1-1 draw against a resilient Russia 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 Selecao 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 for the draw.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 minute…

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