Brazil beats Mexico in stoppage time with Endrick’s goal

Brasil Endrick foto Rafael Ribeiro CBF

Friendly Match: Brazil Defeats Mexico 3-2 with Endrick’s Last-Minute Goal

Mexico, coming off a crushing 4-0 defeat against Uruguay, almost staged an improbable comeback but couldn’t anticipate the brilliance of Brazil’s new rising star.

Join us for a recap of this thrilling match, which featured two stoppage-time goals.

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Brazil 3-2 Mexico

Brazil’s head coach, Dorival Júnior, opted to field an entirely reserve team at Kyle Field Stadium in the United States.

Brazil’s starting lineup: Alisson; Yan Couto, Bremer, Militão, and Guilherme Arana; Éderson (Bruno Guimarães), Douglas Luiz (Bruno Guimarães), and Andreas Pereira (Paquetá); Gabriel Martinelli (Pepê), Savinho (Vini Jr.), and Evanilson (Endrick).

Mexico’s starting lineup: Julio González; Reyes, Johan Vásquez, and Arteaga; Edson Álvarez, Romo, Chaves (Alexis Vega), and Carlos Rodríguez (Pineda); Antuna (Cortizo), Julián Quiñones, and Santiago Giménez.

Just 15 seconds into the game, Andreas Pereira advanced down the right and sent a low cross to Martinelli in the box. The Arsenal forward stretched but couldn’t reach the ball.

In the 5th minute, Savio made a great run from midfield and passed to Andreas Pereira, who dribbled past two defenders, entered the box, and scored with a cross-shot to open the scoring.

Brasil 3 x 2 México: veja os gols da vitória em amistoso nos Estados Unidos - Rádio Itatiaia

Photo: Rafael Ribeiro/CBF

At the 18-minute mark, Yan Couto combined with Savio, received the ball near the byline, and delivered a strong cross, but no one was there to finish it.

In the 20th minute, Carlos Rodríguez passed to Arteaga, who tried a long-range shot, but Alisson made the save.

In the 41st minute, Martinelli’s mispass left the ball for Giménez, who took a blocked shot from the edge of the box.

Brazil extended their lead 8 minutes into the second half. Éder Militão sent a beautiful long ball to Yan Couto, who beat his marker and passed to Martinelli, who slotted it home. 2-0 to Brazil.

In the 16th minute, Dorival Júnior brought in key players like Endrick and Lucas Paquetá, along with Pepê, replacing Evanílson, Andreas Pereira, and Martinelli.

At the 18-minute mark, Endrick received the ball on the right, dribbled past Vásquez, and contested with Álvarez, with his shot narrowly missing the post.

Mexico pulled one back in the 27th minute. Paquetá lost a duel, and the ball fell to Antuna, who played a through ball to Vega. Vega crossed, and under pressure from Quiñones, Yan Couto scored an own goal.

In the 30th minute, Endrick received the ball at the edge of the box and made a brilliant pass to Vini Jr. The Real Madrid star’s shot was well saved by González, who didn’t give up a rebound.

In the 40th minute, Paquetá passed to Pepê in the box, who set up Endrick, but his shot went wide.

In the 47th minute, Cortizo took a corner, Guillermo Martínez headed towards the goal, and Alisson made the save. On the rebound, Martínez scored, leveling the game in the United States.

When the match seemed destined for a draw, Endrick, the prodigious youngster, appeared in the 51st minute. Yan Couto switched the play to Vini Jr., who beat his marker and crossed for Endrick, unmarked, to head the ball into the net, leaving González rooted to the spot.

Brasil chegou a abrir 2 gols, mas México empatou e vitória só veio no final com gol de Endrik. Foto: Rafael Ribeiro/CBF

Photo: Rafael Ribeiro/CBF

Final score: Brazil 3-2 Mexico.

Brazil’s next match is against the United States at Camping World Stadium in Florida on June 12th. The US team was thrashed 5-1 by Colombia on June 8th.

Brazil will kick off their Copa América campaign against Costa Rica on June 24th.

Mexico has no more friendlies scheduled and will open their Copa América journey against Jamaica on June 22nd.


Written by Henry Miller.

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