first_imgJuventus Alex Sandro replaces Marcelo in Brazil squad Joe Wright 04:14 24/9/2017 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) alex sandro - cropped Getty Images Juventus Bolivia v Brazil Brazil v Chile Brazil Bolivia Chile Real Madrid WC Qualification South America Serie A Primera División Marcelo The Juventus left-back has replaced the Real Madrid man for October’s World Cup qualifiers against Bolivia and Chile. Alex Sandro has been called up to the Brazil squad for next month’s World Cup qualifiers in place of the injured Marcelo.The Real Madrid full-back suffered a hamstring tear in Wednesday’s shock 1-0 defeat to Real Betis and is expected to be out of action for at least a month.READ MORE: What did Tite learn from WCQ?  | Willian states Brazil case  | Tite explains Brazil squad And the former Porto man will now join the Selecao for matches against Bolivia and Chile. Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘I’m getting better’ – Can Man Utd flop Fred save his Old Trafford career? Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing “Alex Sandro was called up on Friday for the Brazilian national team’s next two matches,” the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said in a statement.”Real Madrid were very thoughtful and sent over medical reports of tests carried out on Marcelo. After analysing them, the need for a longer recovery period was clear, which prevents his participation in the next matches.”Brazil, who have already qualified for next year’s finals in Russia, face Bolivia in La Paz on October 5 before hosting Chile five days later in Sao Paulo.last_img

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