Brazil and England are tied to two in the Maracana reinauguración
The teams of Brazil and England tied 2-2 this Sunday at the legendary Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, which was reopened after two and a half years of reform for the FIFA Confederations Cup and the World Cup 2014. In a crowded and remodeled Maracana, Both teams offered part of their scarce game against 78.000 unconditional faithful.
Fred opened the scoring to the 57 and Alex Oxlade Chamberlain tied 10 minutes later when the English had a worse time. Wayne Rooney scored the 1-2 with twelve minutes to go thanks to a great goal from outside the area that entered Julio César's squad. When it seemed that a new “maracanazo”, Paulinho with a great volley put the tables on the scoreboard with nine minutes to go.
Brazil showed two faces in the match: in the first half he dominated, in the second resisted. Neymar did not appear except to run from one side to another and England showed an exaggerated defensive attitude. Bad symptoms for two of the great contenders for the World Cup.