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Where to watch Brazil vs Mexico live stream, TV channel, lineups and prediction for the pre-Copa America friendly

Brazil begins its preparations for the 2024 Copa America with a friendly against Mexico on June 8 in Texas.

The Selecao will be pushing to win the trophy in the coming weeks after losing to arch-rivals Argentina on home soil in the 2021 final.

Mexico returns to the Copa America stage after an absence in 2019 and 2021. El Tri already reached the quarterfinals in 2016 – the last time this tournament was played on US soil.

Sporting News takes a look at the key details ahead of this game, including ways to watch the game around the world, kick-off times and lineup updates.

What time does the Brazil vs Mexico match take place? begin?

This international friendly match will take place at Kyle Field in Texas, USA, and will begin on Saturday, June 8, 7:30 p.m. local time.

This is how this time is distributed across some of the most important areas:

Date Kick-off time
USA Sat., 8 June 8:30 p.m. ET
Canada Sat., 8 June 8:30 p.m. ET
United Kingdom Sun., 9 June 1:30am BST
Australia Sun., 9 June 10:30am AEST
India Sun., 9 June 6:00 am IST

Brazil vs Mexico Live Stream, TV Channel

Here's how you can watch this international friendly match in selected parts of the world's major regions:

region TV Streaming
USA TUDN USA, Univision, Fox Sports Fubo, Fox Sports App/Website, TUDN App, ViX
Canada

United Kingdom
Australia
India


UNITED STATES: This game can be streamed via Fubo, which offers a FREE trial to new users. A Spanish-language service streams on ViX.

Additional options are available through TUDN, Univision and Fox Deportes.

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Brazil vs Mexico Lineups, team news

Dorival Junior has dropped some eye-catching names from his Copa America squad with the Manchester United midfielder Casemiro and Arsenal striker Gabriel Jesus omitted.

Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson absent due to injury, with Neymar Jr a long-term absentee and the Real Madrid trio Eder Militao, Vinicius Jr And Rodrgyo goes will play only a minor role after joining them shortly after winning the UEFA Champions League title.

Expected formation of Brazil (4-3-3, from right to left): Alisson (GK) – Danilo, Marquinhos, Beraldo, Wendell – Guimaraes, Paqueta, Ederson Alavrez – Raphinha, Endrick, Vinicius Jr.

Brazil Substitutes (9): To be announced

Mexico head coach Jaime Lozano has also dropped some key names from his Mexican squad, including experienced goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa the big absence. Mexico suffered a 4-0 defeat to Uruguay in their first friendly, so Lozano could field a lineup closer to the one he will use in the actual Copa.

Mexico’s expected formation (4-4-1-1 from right to left): Malagon (GW) – Garcia, Montes, Vasquez, Arteaga – Chavez, Alvarez, E. Sanchez, Antuna Gimenez – Vega.

Mexico substitutes (9): To be announced

Prediction Brazil vs. Mexico

Mexico began its preparations for the Copa America with a 4-0 loss to Uruguay after Liverpool striker Darwin Nunez scored a hat-trick against the team in Denver.

Although the Champions League-winning stars are likely to see limited playing time, Brazil may be too strong. Teenage superstar Endrick scored his first senior goal in March when Brazil beat England at Wembley and could feature again this time.

Forecast: Brazil – Mexico 2:1