World cup legends take on big time minnows in Johannesburg encounter.
Brazil coach Dunga has a fully-fit squad to choose from after Julio Cesar overcame the back injury he sustained in a warm-up match with Zimbabwe. Former Manchester City player Elano is expected to be chosen ahead of Ramires in midfield.
North Korea’s selections are usually surrounded in mystery. Using the bulk of players that helped them through qualifying, they will line-up in a 4-5-1 formation. (BBC Sport)
Brazil take on unknown quantity North Korea in Johannesburg in their World Cup opener and will be expecting to get off to proceedings with a comfortable win. Dunga has seen his side perform wonderfully in recent warm up games against a side expected to field very defense minded opposition. Many will be predicting a healthy win for the five time winners as they take on the lowest ranked team in South Africa and it would take a very brave man to bet against anything other than a big win for the Brazilians.
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Highlights of recent warm up games the two sides have taken part in.
Tanzania 1-5 Brazil
Nigeria 3-1 North Korea