Brazil's record of scoring 25 goals against Chile in their previous six meetings suggested Chile might crumble and three minutes later they were two behind - this time it was a typically breathtaking move finished off by Fabiano
Before Kaka saw red, pal Fabiano
had scored twice against the Ivorians.
The lack of genuine width seemed to be causing Brazil problems as North Korea's five-man defence ganged up on Kaka, Luis Fabiano
, Robinho and Elano in a congested attacking third and Kim Jong-hun's team were content to burst forward in small numbers on the break.
Old Trafford boss Sir Alex Ferguson pursued the 28-year-old attacker - rated at pounds 20million by his club - last summer but thought he'd been beaten to Fabiano
by AC Milan.
46, 74, Lucio 84 BRAZIL: Julio Cesar, Maicon, Lucio, Luisao, Andre Santos (Dani Alves 66), Ramires (Elano 67), Felipe Melo, Silva, Kaka, Luis Fabiano
And Dunga's men doubled their lead in 36 minutes as Roma defender Juan slotted the ball in to the net before Fabiano
added another 10 minutes later.
is favourite to score at 4-1 with Chandler and two-goal Elano is 9-1 with the same firm.
spent five years as a group executive for Household International, where he oversaw four of the company's subsidiaries accounting for $35 billion in assets and $650 million in after-tax profits.
was then on hand to convert a Kaka cross as Brazil pushed forward.
The pressure proved too much and, after seeing Howard steal the ball from his feet, Luis Fabiano
was on hand to convert a Kaka cross.
Boss Avram Grant wants to bring in a new forward as part of his summer reshuffle and Fabiano
has shot to the top of the wish-list after smashing 33 goals for Sevilla.
BRAZIL 3-0 CHILE Juan 34 Fabiano
38 Robinho 59 17 Total shots 9 6 Shots on target 2 11 Shots off target 7 51 Possession (%) 49 8 Corners 6 2 Yellows 3 0 Reds 0 15 Total fouls 17 1 Offsides 1 Brazil (4-2-3-1): Julio Cesar 6; Maicon 7, Lucio 8, Juan 8, Bastos 7; Ramires 7, Gilberto Silva 7; Dani Alves 6, Kaka 7 (Kleberson 81, 5), Robinho 7 (Gilberto 85, 5); Fabiano
7 (Nilmar 76, 6).
last night confessed he had handled the ball before scoring one of the best goals of his career against Ivory Coast.
Brazil's victory, courtesy of two brilliant goals from centre-forward Luis Fabiano
and a fine third from Elano, means that they have already qualified for the second round.
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