March 10th 2011 – London’s Emirates Stadium will host yet another glamorous international fixture on March 27th when Scotland take on five-time World Cup winners Brazil. The game is being played as part of the Brazil World Tour and is anticipated to attract a sell out crowd.
This is the 10th time the two teams have met in both competitive and friendly fixtures with Scotland looking to secure their first victory against the South American giants. Brazil is clearly intent on maintaining their unbeaten record against the Tartan Army with manager Mano Menezes naming a squad of established players such as Maicon, Lúcio and Alexandre Pato as well as rising stars David Luiz and Neymar.
Both sets of fans are famed for creating a unique atmosphere so it’s little wonder that over 30,000 tickets were sold within just three days of general sale. With over 300,000 Brazilians living in London a carnival atmosphere will be guaranteed for this historic fixture.
The clash is the latest highlight of the Brazil World Tour which has seen the Seleção play Argentina and France. Kick off is set for 2pm UK time and is the first meeting between the two sides since the curtain raiser to the 1998 FIFA World Cup, in which defending champions won 2-1.
Tickets can be bought via www.arsenal.com/brazilvscotland or via 0844 277 3625. Tickets start from just £30 and are available now.
Scotland will announce their squad on Thursday 17th March.