Brazil will face Bolivia in Sao Paulo on Friday and Peru in Lima next Tuesday.
The Patriots had a chance to sink a buzzer-beater, but guard Henri Wade Chatman failed to hit the target behind the free-throw line at the last second.
Players and clubs have to deal with a growing number of games, leaving no space for recovery and developing training sessions.
Scaloni said Messi's role with the national team would not change, rejecting speculation he might be used in a deeper position to ease the physical demands on his 33-year-old legs.
"I am not a doctor and cannot treat them, but maybe Tai Chi can help them improve rehabilitation."
The result came less than two days after Vasco sacked manager Ramon Menezes and named their under-20 coach Alexandre Grasseli as his interim replacement. Enditem
COLOGNE, Germany, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Turkey bounced back three times and played out a 3-3 draw with Germany in an international friendly in Cologne on Wednesday.
"Hearing the saddening news, I burst into tears. Kobe had a huge influence on me. His grit and dedication pushed me to fight until this end out of love for basketball," Ji said.
First reports speak of the current Formula 2 driver getting offered a seat in Formula 1 for next year's racing series. Rumors talk of Alfa Romeo signing the young German aside from Kimi Raikkonen.
"Without doubt it's an important time in my career," Danilo, who has been capped 25 times, told a virtual news conference.
"We always look for new things, strategies, harmony," Tite said of Neymar's free-roaming position just behind the strikers. "Neymar was playing more freely, in a central role, with freedom of movement and then moved wider as the defending got more demanding."