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Soccer friendly: Brazil 2, Mexico 1

Late goals three minutes apart by Ronaldinho and Marcelo lifted 10-man Brazil to a 2-1 victory at Mexico in a friendly Tuesday night:

Brazil: Jefferson; Dani Alves, Thiago da Silva, Marcelo, David Luz; Givanildo (Jonas 81st), Lucas Leiva, Fernandinho, Lucas Moura (Adriano 46th); Ronaldinho, Neymar (Elias 88th).

Mexico: Oswaldo Sanchez (Alfredo Talavera 88th); Carlos Salcido, Rafa Marquez, Francisco Rodriguez, Jorge Torres (Hector Moreno 68th); Andres Guardado, Pablo Barrera (Edgar Andrade 80th), Israel Castro, Efrain Juarez (Sergio Perez 52th); Giovani dos Santos (Oribe Peralta 80th), Javier Hernandez.

Steven Goff is The Post’s soccer writer. His beats include D.C. United, MLS and the international game, as well as local college basketball.
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