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Brazil, on late goal by Roberto Firmino, defeats host Austria 2-1 for 6th straight win

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Roberto Firmino, a substitute making his second appearance for Brazil, scored on a 25-yard shot in the 83rd minute Tuesday to send his country to a 2-1 exhibition victory over host Austria.

Firmino beat Austria goalkeeper Ramazan Oeczan for his first international goal after replacing Luiz Adriano in the 62nd minute in Vienna.

This was Brazil's sixth straight win under coach Dunga. The team gave up its first goal since it hosted the World Cup. Austria's nine-match unbeaten streak ended.

PHOTO: Mexico's Raul Jimenez, right, scores against Belarus during their international friendly soccer match at Borisov-Arena stadium in Borisov, Belarus, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
Mexico's Raul Jimenez, right, scores against Belarus during their international friendly soccer match at Borisov-Arena stadium in Borisov, Belarus, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

David Luiz gave Brazil the lead with a header off Oscar's corner kick in the 64th. Austria's Aleksandar Dragovic tied it with a penalty kick in the 75th after Oscar fouled Andreas Weimann.

Lionel Messi and Argentina later faced Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal in England on a busy night of international soccer.

Host Belarus won 3-2 to end Mexico's five-match unbeaten run. Raul Jimenez had twice put Mexico ahead in the second half.

Japan beat Australia 2-1 in a game between 2015 Asian Cup favorites. Colombia defeated Slovenia 1-0; Serbia blanked Greece 2-0; and Iran edged South Korea 1-0.

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