With that in mind, it is set to change hands once again for Brazil's opening group stage game today, with Real Madrid's Marcelo set to lead out the Seleção for their match against Switzerland.
The match starts at 20:00 on 17 June 2018. Group E is Brazil's to win, and the other three nations will nearly assuredly be fighting for second place.
Brazil's 7-1 semifinal defeat on home soil to Germany has clouded the national team ever since, but with a healthy Neymar surrounded by a rejuvenated cast that includes Gabriel Jesus, Roberto Firmino, Philippe Coutinho and Marcelo, Brazil has eyes on a record sixth World Cup title.
Brazil's last World Cup ended in extreme sadness, and the Seleção are eager to turn the page when they face Switzerland in Rostov-on-Don, Russia on Sunday. While Brazil has enough talent to go far without him, they'll need Neymar to continue that form to win it all.Читайте также: Fewer teens having sex and using drugs, CDC survey finds
Switzerland is healthy and ready to go in this one, but the team's lack of ability in the final third means it's going to have to be near flawless to pull this one off.
Brazil doesn't have trouble scoring, while Switzerland does.
The 26-year-old sustained a fractured metatarsal while playing for Paris Saint-Germain, putting his World Cup participation in some doubt.
Brazil will want three points to start their run to the final, while Switzerland would likely be happy with a point.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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