The match took place at Moscow's Spartak Stadium and was attended by a sell-out crowd of more than 44,000 supporters.

 Paulinho gave Brazil the lead in the 36th minute, chipping the ball over the goalkeeper after a delightful cross from Philippe Coutinho.

Thiago Silva scored Brazil's second midway through the second half with a header following Neymar’s corner.

Five-time World Cup winners Brazil will take on Group F runners-up Mexico in their round of 16 match, which is set to take place in Samara on 2 July.