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And that's it. England beat Brazil 2-1!
Lucas Moura finds Fred who tries to flick it on for Oscar, Hart claims.
Oscar shoots from the edge of the area but pulls his effort just wide of the near post.
Three minutes to be added on.
Jack Wilshere is announced as the Man of the Match, not something we will be arguing with here.
England now on the brink of only their fourth victory over Brazil, and their first since 1990.
England fans in good voice now as the band plays on.
England work the ball really well, but the move breaks down when Milner uselessly chips a poor shot into the gloves of Julio Cesar.
Milner will take himself from the left, it's worked short and Milner hit's the cross from the return ball into a defender. Awful.
Corner to England won by Milner.
Nice play from Brazil as Lucas Moura steps forward, square to Fred but he trips over the ball and can only hit his effort on the fall - never going on target.
Dani Alves is penalised for a foul on Milner.
We've definitely reached that stage of an international friendly when the players seem ready to go home.
Awful pass from Neymar - finds Baines.
Neymar's attempted through-ball for Lucas Moura only finds Hart.
The pace of the game has died somewhat.
David Luiz is replaced by Miranda
Smalling's header is poor and drops to Fred, but he can't get it down properly and his awkward shot is blocked on the edge of the box.
Lennon is on for the impressive Walcott.
Still well poised this game, Brazil very capable of getting something out of this game.
Rooney and Milner link up well but the Man City man's cut across the box finds no white shirt in support.
Neymar takes but no Brazil shirt is attacked that space in the box and it's an easy headed clearance.
Corner to Brazil.
Felipe Luis is on for Adriano. Someone else for Walcott to test.
Wonderful ball across the six-yard box from Baines. It's just too far in front of Walcott and it races through.
Neymar tries an overhead kick from the edge of the area, and it ends up where you might expect - Neasden.
Frank Lampard celebrates
Shot from Neymar, dribbling shot into Hart's grasp.
Awful chip into the box from Alves, easy for Hart.
Neymar does well this time and manages to lay the ball off for Jean on the edge of the box. It's a poor first touch which means he has to rush the shot - well wide.
Adriano just does not know what to do with Walcott at the moment.
Jean is on for Paulinho
Milner is on for the woeful Welbeck.
Now Adriano finds himself in the opposition penalty box but fires wide from an accute angle.
Walcott roasts Adriano again, Dante cuts out the cross but it eventually runs to Rooney who lays off a perfect pass to Lampard to fire in off the inside of the post. Great goal.
Great play from Walcott who leaves Adriano on the deck, he pulls it back but can't find a white shirt. It runs for Rooney who lays it back for Gerrard - but his shot from inside the D is well off target.
The replays show Cahill's effort actually came off his shoulder. He really should have atoned for his error with a goal.
The corner comes in again from Gerrard on the left, this time Julio Cesar fists away.
Ooooh! Great corner from Gerrard on the left, Cahill loses Luiz and gets in the header - and Julio Cesar has to tip over.
Good run from Baines, and Arouca has to slide in and give away the corner.
A really promising forward burst from Wilshere but his control just lets him down, enabling a defender to come away with the ball.
Better from England, passing it around and keeping possession.
Wembley has been silenced by those couple of minutes, coming so soon after Gerrard's effort on goal too.
England now look rattled at the back, Fred looking very, very dangerous.
Poor play again from Cahill and Smalling and again Fred can shoot first time from the edge of the box - and this time his effort hits the top of the bar!
Awful error from Cahill who tries to bring the ball out from the back and over-runs it, the ball hits the shins of a Brazil player and falls for Fred who produces a superb finish to level.
Fred, Arouca and Lucas Moura are on at half-time for Luis Fabiano, Ramires and Ronaldinho
Good shot from Gerrard on the edge of the box, Julio Cesar makes a hash of it and only pushes it out as far as Wilshere who can twist it into the net and Brazil escape with a goal-kick.
Baines and Lampard come on for Cole and Cleverley.
We have a few changes at half-time. Details coming up now.
England start the second half.
And there goes the half-time whistle.
One minute to be added on.
Walcott has got the beating of Dante for sure.
Cleverley feeds in Walcott and Julio Cesar beats away his shot. Would have taken something to beat Julio Cesar from just inside the box on that angle.
The England band play out 'God Save The Queen'.
Wilshere strides forward but finds himself crowded out, it runs loose to Rooney 25 yards out but his powered drive is fired just wide.
England definitely look worried when Brazil work the ball into the final third, there's definitely something in this for the World Cup hosts. In fact there already should be from Neymar.
Paulinho hooks a ball over his shoulder and it looks like it could drop it, Johnson makes sure it doesn't by clearing inside the six yard box.
Oscar found space on the right and delivered an inch-perfect pass for Neymar at the back post three yards out to tap into an empty net ... and he somehow put it over the bar.
WHAT A MISS BY NEYMAR!
If England can get Walcott running at Brazil, or a pocket of space for Wilshere to exploit, there could be more goals in this.
Neymar tries to get on the end of a ball over the top down the left channel, but he cannot control and it runs out for a goal-kick.
Joe Hart produces an unbelievable save to deny Ronaldinho as he looked certain to tap home his saved penalty.
Danny Welbeck is having a shocker - just had the chance to run at the defence and lost possession.
Brazil being allowed to enjoy possession in their own half.
Cahill blocks a shot from Luis Fabiano on the edge of the box.
Theo is back.
He's been down twice for treatment in quick succession, but he looks like he want to carry on.
Walcott clattered into Julio Cesar when he had the initial chance for the goal. It looks like his night is going to end early.
England looking in control now, Wilshere dictating play.
Brilliant slide-rule pass from Wilshere to Walcott on goal. Julio Cesar comes out and makes himself big to block Walcott's shot, but the loose ball runs to Rooney on the edge of the box and he guides it into the unguarded net.
England growing in confidence.
Shot from Johnson stepping inside onto his left, always going over
Gerrard delivers from the left into the arms of Julio Cesar.
Dani Alves concedes the corner to England.
Ashley Cole, who has never scored for England, strides forward and fires over.
Welbeck had to hit that shot with his left, but forced the shot with his right and it was never going to go on target.
Slick play from Rooney and Gerrard to slip in Welbeck but he fires way wide. He has to do better there.
So England survive, they now need to show the same fight and desire in the other half of the pitch.
The loose ball then ran for Neymar who looked certain to score but he fired wide under Cleverley's challenge - though some would argue the tackle from the Man United man merited another penalty.
Good save by Hart low down to his left, poor penalty from Ronaldinho. But the quality save came from the follow up as Hart somehow blocked Ronaldinho's second effort right on the line.
Handball given against Wilshere, blocking the cross of Ronaldinho. Harsh, but you can see why it was given.
PENALTY TO BRAZIL
Neymar has a quick change of boots over by the half-way line.
Gerrard tries to slip in Cleverley but Dante is always confident of it running behind for a goal-kick.
Walcott is robbed by Adriano but Wilshere does brilliantly to track across and make the tackle to help his Arsenal team-mate.
Cahill stands up and blocks the shot from Neymar just inside the box.
Good breaking move there from Brazil though, Adriano and Neymar both involved.
Oscar fires well over from the edge of the D.
No corner to England though, the ref spotted a push by Rooney when he jumped to win the header.
Ooooh! Corner floated in again by Gerrard, Rooney gets there eight yards out and Julio Cesar does excellently to tip the header over the bar.
Nice ball to the back post from Gerrard, Adriano can only help it on for another corner.
Quite an even opening ten minutes or so.
Ball into the box from the right, but the flag goes up for offside against Luis Fabiano.
Wonderful ball over the top from Oscar to Neymar and he looks to be through, but his control lets him down as the ball runs off his thigh and on to Hart.
Ronaldinho takes, Neymar can't collect at the near post and it's cleared by Johnson.
Cahill beats Neymar to the ball and this time it's a corner to the visitors
A better corner this time into the middle of the area, but Brazil eventually clear through Dani Alves.
Corner to England again, Gerrard on the right to try a second time.
Gerrard takes the corner from the right, it goes over everyone.
Nice ball in from Cleverley and Luiz has to head it behind for a corner.
There's the usual empty seats in the expensive seats at kick-off. It's like the Emirates.
It's Brazil to kick off.
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