Vinicius Junior called up for Brazil for 1st time
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Vinicius Junior has been called up to the Brazilian national team for the first time for friendly matches against Panama and the Czech Republic.
Paulinho back with Brazil for 2 London friendlies
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Former Barcelona midfielder Paulinho has returned to Brazil for friendlies against Uruguay and Cameroon in November.
Brazil coach Tite announced his squad on Friday for the two matches in London on Nov.16 and 20. Both games will be at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium.
The 30-year old Paulinho returned to China's Guangzhou Evergrande after the World Cup. He was not called in the two squads announced after the tournament in Russia.
Monaco keeps struggling with home loss to Angers
PARIS (AP) — Monaco did not have a single shot on target and slumped to a 1-0 loss to Angers in the French league on Tuesday, remaining winless at its home ground since May.
With just six points from seven games, Monaco is already lagging 12 points behind leader Paris Saint-Germain, which has a perfect record in the French league and hosts Reims on Wednesday.