Still getting over Brazil`s World Cup semi-final debacle at the hands of eventual winners Germany, fears have been expressed for the future well-being of the domestic league amid an ongoing exodus to Europe, but also China.
Brazil chalked up their sixth successive win since Dunga replaced Luiz Felipe Scolari as coach following the World Cup when they beat Austria 2-1 with a stunning late drive by Roberto Firmino on Tuesday.
Brazil coach Dunga on Monday drafted Benfica attacking midfielder Anderson Talisca in place of Paris Saint Germain`s Lucas Moura for Wednesday`s friendly date with Turkey, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said.
Brazil forward Hulk has defended his absence from the national squad for his country`s first post-World Cup friendlies under new coach Dunga, who appears to have frozen him out for missing the games in September.
Neymar scored all four goals in a sumptuous display for Brazil as the five-times world champions routed an under-strength Japan 4-0 in a friendly in Singapore on Tuesday to maintain Dunga`s perfect start since returning as coach.
Brazil coach Dunga named fresh defensive blood Wednesday in the shape of CSKA Moscow defender Mario Fernandes and Inter Milan defender Dodo in naming his squad for an Asian tour comprising games aganst Argentina and Japan in Beijing and Singapore.