PSV face Brazilian champions FC Corinthians

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PSV face Brazilian champions FC Corinthians

Eredivisie leaders PSV face Brazilian champions FC Corinthians in the opening game of the 2018 Florida Cup. The match at the Orlando City Stadium will kick off at 7pm local time, which is at 1pm CET.

Crowned champions in November
The Brazilian giants were crowned champions in Brazil in November following a 3-1 victory against Fluminense, PSV’s opponents in two days’ time. SC Corinthians, founded on 1 September 1910, last clinched the Brazilian title in 2015. Former PSV players Cassio Ramos and Fagner have signed a contract with the Brazilian champions. They featured for PSV in some games in 2008 when PSV won the Dutch title. Star players Garrincha, Rivaldo, Sócrates, Javier Mascherano and Roberto Carlos once played in the Corinthians home kit, which features white shirts and black shorts. Former PSV player Vampeta also made appearances for the club based in Sao Paulo.