International friendly round-up
By Alex Livie
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Portugal claimed a 2-0 win over Brazil in their friendly at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium.
Portugal claimed a 2-0 win over Brazil in their international friendly at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho was an interested spectator at a packed Emirates and he saw Blues defender Ricardo Carvalho add to an earlier goal from Simao Sabrosa as Portugal bagged a fine win.
The contest was full of attacking endeavour throughout and Brazil defender Lucio hit the bar shortly before the interval.
Portugal took advantage of the stroke of fortune as Simao latched onto a fine cross from Ricardo Quaresma to ram his side in front on 82 minutes.
Carvalho sealed the win when turning home a cross in the last minute to hand Portugal coach Luiz Felipe Scolari victory over his home nation.
Jon Dahl Tomasson was on target twice as Denmark beat Australia 3-1 at Loftus Road. Daniel Jensen also worked his way onto the scoresheet, while Australia's consolation came from Blackburn's Brett Emerton.
Lee Chun-soo scored the only goal of the game as South Korea beat Greece 1-0 at Crave Cottage.
Nottingham Forest striker Junior Agogo hit the target for Ghana in their 4-1 win over Nigeria.
Sulley Muntari and Asamoah Frimpong were on target and Laryea Kingston netted the first, while Nigeria's consolation came through Taye Taiwo.
Jon Obi Mikel started for Nigeria despite Chelsea insisting he was not fit to play.
Goals from Yiasoumis Yiasoumi and Ioannis Okkas handed Cyprus a 2-1 win over Hungary in Limassol.
Tamas Priskin netted a late consolation for the visitors. Bulgaria grabbed a 2-0 win over Latvia in Larnaca. An own goal on 14 minutes from Pavels Surnins set Bulgaria on their way and Hristo Iovov's effort sealed the victory.
Real Madrid midfielder Mahamadou Diarra was on target as Mali beat Lithuania 3-1 in a friendly in Paris.