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Sunday, 13 June 1993
US Cup, match four

England 1 Brazil 1 [0-0]


Match Summary
England Squad
Brazil Squad

Robert F. Kennedy Stadium, Washington, District of Colombia, USA
Attendance: 54,118;
Kick-off: tbc BST
Live on ITV (UK) -
Commentator: Brian Moore and Ron Atkinson

England - David Platt (46)
Brazil - Márcio Santos (76)
Results 1990-1995

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Match Summary





Referee (black) - Helder Dias
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Linesmen - tbc

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England Team



FIFA (December 1992) 5th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 11th
Colours: The 1993 Umbro home uniform - White collared shadowed zig-zag jersey with navy collar/red trim, navy shadowed zig-zag shorts with red hem, white socks with navy tops/red trim.
Capt: Paul Ince, second captaincy Manager: Graham Taylor, 48 (15 September 1944), appointed 23 July 1990,
34th match, W 16 - D 13 - L 5 - F 51 - A 27.
England Lineup
22 Flowers, Timothy     G   1 1 GA
21 Barrett, Earl            
3 Dorigo, Anthony            
16 Sharpe, Lee            
5 Walker, Desmond            
6 Pallister, Gary            
15 Sinton, Andrew            
8 Batty, David, off 46th min.            
14 Wright, Ian            
12 Clough, Nigel, off 82nd min.            
11 Ince, Paul            
England Substitutes
7 Platt, David, on 46th min. for Batty            
4 Palmer, Carlton, on 67th min. for            
17 Merson, Paul, on 82nd min. for Clough            

unused substitutes:

1-Chris Woods, 2-Lee Dixon, 9-Les Ferdinand, 10-John Barnes, 13-Nigel Martyn, 18-Teddy Sheringham, 19-Martin Keown, 20-Nigel Winterburn.
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Brazil Team



FIFA (December 1992) 3rd
EFO ranking

ELO rating 2nd to 3rd
Colours: Made by Umbro - Blue collared jerseys with shadowed CBF and white collar, white shorts with large half Umbro diamond on side, blue socks with white trim.
Capt: Rai Manager: Carlos Alberto Gomes Parreira, 50 (27 February 1943), appointed in 1991.
Brazil Lineup
1 Taffarel, Claudio     G Parma 49 GA
2 Jorginho     D Bayern Munich 31  
19 Nonato, injured off 5th min.     D Cruzeiro 3  
14 Marcio Santos     D Bordeaux 15  
5 Dunga     M Pescara 33  
21 Rai     M Sao Paulo 27  
7 Valdeir, off 67th min.     F Bordeaux 13  
8 Luisinho, off 50th min.     M Vasco da Gama 4  
9 Careca     F Napoli 59  
22 Valber     F Sao Paulo 5  
11 Elivelton     F Sao Paulo 8  
Brazil Substitutes
17 Cafu, on 5th min. for Nonato     D Sao Paulo 18  
20 Palhinha, on 50th min. for Luisinho     F Sao Paulo 6  
16 Almir, on 67th min. for Valdeir     F Santos 5  

unused substitutes:

3-Julio Cesar, 4-?, 6-Branco, 10-?, 12-?, 13-Luiz Carlos Winck, 15-?, 18-Muller.

team notes:

Coach Carlos Alberto Parreira, a record holder by becoming the first manager to coach three different countries against England, having coached Kuwait during the 1982 World Cup Finals against England, and Saudi Arabia against England in November 1988 and already Brazil in May 1992. His fourth match, he is yet to win.
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    Match Report by Mike Payne


    Match Report by Norman Giller

England regained some dignity with a draw against Brazil thanks to a headed goal by David Platt, who scored with his first touch after coming on as a half-time substitute for David Batty. Tim Flowers made an exceptional debut in the England goal, making a series of superb saves. He stopped at least three certain goals before Brazil forced an equalizer in the seventy-sixth minute when Santos scored from close range after England had failed to clear a corner. The game attracted 54,000 spectators to the Robert Kennedy Stadium in Washington, a sign that the 1994 World Cup finals would pull in the crowds.

Source Notes

Original newspaper reports
Official Teamsheet
Rothman's Yearbooks
Mike Payne's England: The Complete Post-War Record (Breedon Books Publishing Company, Derby, U.K., 1993)
Norman Giller
, Football Author