Brazil beats Iran 3-0 in exhibition
Daniel Alves, Alexandre Pato and Nilmar scored in Brazil’s 3-0
exhibition win over Iran on Thursday, giving new coach Mano Menezes
his second straight victory.
Daniel Alves scored on a 14th-minute free kick, Alexandre Pato
made it 2-0 in the 69th with his third goal in 10 international
appearances and Nilmar scored his ninth international goal in the
second minute of stoppage time.
Iran had a goal disallowed in the fifth minute for offside.
Brazil plays Ukraine on Monday at Derby, England, as it prepares
for next summer’s Copa America.
Pato also scored as the five-time World Cup champions beat the
United States 2-0 on Aug. 10 in Menezes’ first game.