User ID
Password
  Forgot User ID
or Register Today!
VegasInsider.com
Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on Google+ VI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Golf
Auto
Horses
Soccer
Boxing/MMA
More
Betting Tools

 
Hulk, Adriano dropped from Brazil friendly in US

SAO PAULO (AP) - The Brazilian soccer federation says Zenit St. Petersburg striker Hulk and Barcelona defender Adriano will not play in Brazil's friendly against Colombia next week in East Rutherford, N.J.

Advertisement
The federation said Wednesday that Hulk and Adriano were dropped from the squad because of right thigh muscle injuries sustained while playing for their clubs. Adriano was hurt in Barcelona's victory over Celta in the Spanish league on Saturday, and Hulk was injured in his team's win over Rostov on Friday.

The friendly at MetLife Stadium will be Brazil's final match of the year. It also will be the 1,000th game in Brazil's history.

Coach Mano Menezes was already without injured defenders Marcelo of Real Madrid, Alex Sandro of Porto and Dede of Vasco da Gama.

Copyright 2016 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.

  
HEADLINES
News: CL - Matchday 6 Results
Man U beats Zorya, advances in Europa
FIFA head urges vigilance on abuse
Fiorentina, PAOK grab spots in Europa
Zidane's Real on cusp of setting record
PSG, coach Emery facing pressure
Kashima beats Auckland City in CWC
Eintracht Frankfurt extends Niko Kovac
Barcelona invites Chapecoense to play
MORE HEADLINES
 
VegasInsider.com Gold Membership
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Gold Membership