Brazil thrash UAE
By Alex Livie
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Brazil enjoyed 90 minutes of shooting practice as they routed United Arab Emirates 8-0.Brazil enjoyed 90 minutes of shooting practice as they routed United Arab Emirates 8-0 on Saturday.
The Brazilians are strongly fancied to defend their Word Cup crown and Saturday's romp proved that they have quality goalscorers in their ranks.
The only surprise from the encounter was that it took the Samba stars 20 minutes to break the deadlock, with Milan star Kaka netting the first of the game.
UAE proved stubborn opponents and it took 53 minutes for the second goal to come, Adriano slotting home from the penalty.
The penalty broke the spirit of the Middle Eastern nation and Kaka got his second of the game on 58 minutes.
Giant Bayern Munich defender Lucio was the next to trouble the scorer before Lyon ace Juninho Pernambucano netted twice.
Fred found his way to goal on 85 minutes and Cicinho rounded off the scoring in injury time.