Thursday March 14 2013
Brazil lose Lucas for Italy

Brazil have made a change to their squad for next week’s friendly against Italy, as Lucas Moura pulls out.

Luiz Felipe Scolari had named his side for Thursday’s match in Geneva on March 5, but has had to make an adjustment.

Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Lucas Moura has been ruled out for two weeks after picking up an injury against Nancy.

Osvaldo of Sao Paulo has been called up instead for both the Italy friendly on March 21 and the game with Russia on March 25 at Stamford Bridge.

Goalkeepers: Diego Cavalieri (Fluminense), Julio Cesar (Queens Park Rangers)
Defenders: Daniel Alves (Barcelona), Marcelo (Real Madrid), Filipe Luiz (Atletico Madrid), Dedé (Vasco), Dante (Bayern Munich), David Luiz (Chelsea), Thiago Silva (PSG)
MidfieldersHernanes (Lazio), Fernando (Gremio), Kaká (Real Madrid), Osvaldo (Sao Paulo), Luiz Gustavo (Bayern Munich), Oscar (Chelsea), Paulinho (Corinthians), Ramires (Chelsea), Jean (Fluminense)
Forwards: Neymar (Santos), Fred (Fluminense), Hulk (Zenit), Diego Costa (Atletico Madrid)

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