Five-time world champions were held to a surprise friendly draw by Panama, ranked just 76th in the world.

gave starts to players Ederson, Roberto Firmino and Richarlison, but it was AC Milan’s Lucas Paqueta who scored the opener.

The lead only lasted four minutes, however, as Panama defender Adolfo Machado levelled in the first half.

, ranked third, hit the woodwork twice in the second half through Richarlison and Casemiro.

’s and winger Felipe Anderson both came on in the second half, but were unable to make an impact in the game, which was played in the Portuguese city of Porto.

Line-ups

  • 23Ederson
  • 14Fagner
  • 16Militão
  • 3Miranda
  • 6Telles
  • 8Ramos de Oliveira MeloSubstituted forFelipe Andersonat 72′minutes
  • 5Casemiro
  • 10Tolentino Coelho de LimaSubstituted forSousa Soaresat 60′minutes
  • 21RicharlisonBooked at 35mins
  • 20Roberto FirminoSubstituted forat 60′minutes
  • 11Coutinho

Substitutes

  • 1Alisson
  • 2Thiago Silva
  • 4Marquinhos
  • 7Neres
  • 9
  • 12Lobo Silva
  • 13Danilo
  • 15Fabinho
  • 17Felipe Anderson
  • 18Marques Loureiro
  • 19Sousa Soares
  • 22Pereira da Silva

Panama

  • 1MejíaBooked at 73mins
  • 23MurilloSubstituted forBlackmanat 85′minutes
  • 13Machado
  • 3CummingsBooked at 26mins
  • 4Escobar
  • 15Davis
  • 19QuinteroSubstituted forBrowneat 85′minutes
  • 11CooperSubstituted forWalkerat 82′minutes
  • 20GodoySubstituted forVargasat 90+2′minutes
  • 7JL RodriguezSubstituted forArroyoat 89′minutes
  • 9G TorresSubstituted forNelsonat 74′minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Vargas
  • 6Walker
  • 10Browne
  • 12Mosquera
  • 16Nelson
  • 17Blackman
  • 18Arroyo
Referee:
João Pinheiro

Match Stats

Home TeamAway TeamPanama
Possession
Home78%
Away22%
Shots
Home17
Away6
Shots on Target
Home4
Away2
Corners
Home12
Away1
Fouls
Home14
Away19

Live Text

Match ends, 1, Panama 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, 1, Panama 1.

Attempt missed. Jose Fajardo Nelson (Panama) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Cesar Blackman.

Attempt missed. Eder Militão () with an attempt from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Alex Telles with a cross.

Felipe Anderson () wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Omar Browne (Panama).

Substitution

Substitution, Panama. Jan Carlos Vargas replaces Aníbal Godoy.

Attempt missed. Miranda () right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Coutinho with a cross following a corner.

Corner, . Conceded by Adolfo Machado.

Attempt blocked. Eder Militão () header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Coutinho with a cross.

Corner, . Conceded by Harold Cummings.

Corner, . Conceded by Jose Fajardo Nelson.

Foul by Omar Browne (Panama).

Substitution

Substitution, Panama. Abdiel Arroyo replaces Jose Luis Rodriguez.

Foul by Eder Militão ().

Eric Davis (Panama) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, . Conceded by Cesar Blackman.

Felipe Anderson () wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Omar Browne (Panama).

Substitution

Substitution, Panama. Cesar Blackman replaces Michael Murillo.

Substitution

Substitution, Panama. Omar Browne replaces Alberto Quintero.

Casemiro () wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jose Fajardo Nelson (Panama).

() wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Michael Murillo (Panama).

Substitution

Substitution, Panama. Ernesto Walker replaces Armando Cooper.

Harold Cummings (Panama) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, . Conceded by Armando Cooper.

Corner, . Conceded by Aníbal Godoy.

Substitution

Substitution, Panama. Jose Fajardo Nelson replaces Gabriel Torres.

Booking

Luis Mejía (Panama) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt missed. Fagner () right footed shot from outside the box is too high following a corner.

Corner, . Conceded by Luis Mejía.

Attempt saved. Casemiro () right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Felipe Anderson () wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Harold Cummings (Panama).

Substitution

Substitution, . Felipe Anderson replaces Arthur.

Attempt missed. Richarlison () right footed shot from very close range is too high following a corner.

goal

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