FIFA World Cup LIVE Rating: Casemiro celebrates after scoring the primary aim of the sport through the Brazil-Switzerland recreation at Stadium 974. AP
Preview: Brazil and Switzerland lock horns at Stadium 974 in Ras Abu Aboud on the outskirts of Doha with the winner set to hitch defending champions France within the knockouts.
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Either side received their opening fixtures earlier within the match — whereas Switzerland relied on a Breel Embolo strike to defeat Cameroon, Tottenham Hotspur ahead Richarlison’s second half brace ensured Brazil bought off to a win with a 2-0 outcome towards Serbia.
5-time champions Brazil, nevertheless, will likely be with out the companies of talismanic ahead Neymar, who had picked up a ligament harm on his proper ankle through the match towards Serbia and was subsequently dominated out of the Selecao’s second Group G fixture towards the Rossocrociati.
Although not formally dominated out of the match but, the Brazilians are frightened about Neymar’s health. The ahead got here into this match on the again of a prolific run for Paris Saint-Germain and was anticipated to play a key position of their workforce’s marketing campaign.
Brazil have confronted Switzerland twice within the FIFA World Cup earlier than, each video games ending in a stalemate — 2-2 within the 1950 version and 1-1 in Russia in 2018.
Brazil: Alisson, Eder Militao, Marquinhos, Thiago Silva, Alex Sandro, Lucas Paqueta, Casemiro, Fred, Raphinha, Richarlison, Vinicius Junior.
Bench: Weverton, Dani Alves, Fabinho, Alex Telles, Bruno Guimaraes, Gabriel Jesus, Antony, Rodrygo, Everton Ribeiro, Ederson, Bremer, Pedro, Martinelli.
Switzerland: Sommer, Widmer, Akanji, Elvedi, Rodriguez, Freuler, Xhaka, Vargas, Sow, Rieder, Embolo.
Bench: Fernandes, Zakaria, Seferovic, Steffen, Omlin, Aebischer, Fassnacht, Comert, Frei, Kobel, Schar, Shaqiri, Kohn, Jashari.
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