Brazil Make it Six Wins in Six Under Dunga, Beat Austria 2-1 in Friendly

Brazil beat Austria 2-1, with goals from David Luiz and Roberto Firminio. This is Brazil's six wins in as many games under manager Dunga, who took over after the FIFA World Cup.

Updated: November 19, 2014 16:02 IST
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Brazil ended a disappointing year with a 2-1 win over Austria in an international friendly in Vienna on Tuesday as the five-times world champions made it six wins out of six since their World Cup mauling by Germany, which saw 1994 skipper Dunga take over the reins from Luiz Felipe Scolari as coach. (England sink Scotland; Germany, Portugal earn last-gasp victories)

Paris Saint-Germain centre-back David Luiz opened the scoring for the visitors before Aleksandar Dragovic equalised from the penalty spot, only for Roberto Firminio to snatch the Brazilian winner seven minutes form time, a precise strike that was his first goal for the national side in only his second appearance. (Wayne Rooney becomes England's all-time third-highest scorer)

Dunga was delighted to see his gamble on new face Firmino paying off after he sent the Germany-based player on for Luiz Adriano.

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