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Brazil assistant to watch Real Madrid's Vinicius Junior in action against Barcelona

Brazil assistant coach Sylvinho will be in attendance when Vinicius Junior and Real Madrid take on Barcelona in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday.

Uncapped teenager Vinicius strung together an impressive run of form at Madrid while Gareth Bale was out with a calf injury in January, earning praise from head coach Santiago Solari.

The 18-year-old scored his second Liga goal of the season in Sunday's 3-0 victory over Alaves and is in contention to feature from the start against Barca in the Copa semi-final first leg at Camp Nou.

The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) confirmed Sylvinho will take in the match as part of an eight-game schedule in Europe.