Neymar and Danilo will miss Brazil’s remaining World Cup group video games in opposition to Switzerland and Cameroon after sustaining accidents in Thursday’s opening 2-0 victory over Serbia, a supply near the crew mentioned on Friday.
Brazil prime Group G and subsequent face Switzerland on Monday. The crew physician, Rodrigo Lasmar, confirmed Neymar and the full-back Danilo would miss that recreation and was cautious over their return.
“Neymar and Danilo went by an MRI on Friday afternoon and we discovered ligament injury within the ankle of each of them,” he mentioned. “They may miss the subsequent recreation for certain and we can be cautious as they are going to endure therapy with a view to attempt to get them in form to allow them to play once more within the World Cup.”
Neymar was pressured off in opposition to Serbia with 10 minutes to play, having been on the top of a number of heavy tackles. A problem from Nikola Milenkovic finally reduce brief his keep on the pitch, leaving him together with his head in his palms on the sidelines. The ahead was fouled 9 occasions.
Neymar has had issues together with his proper foot and ankle for a number of years. His alternative must be Actual Madrid’s Rodrygo. Nonetheless, the larger query pertains to Danilo’s alternative, with the 39-year-old Dani Alves the one different specialist right-back.
Alves final performed for the Mexican facet UNAM Pumas in September and sustained a knee harm that has troubled him since. Brazil’s coach, Tite, examined the Actual Madrid centre-back Éder Militão as a full-back in a pleasant in opposition to Ghana and an alternative choice might be the Liverpool midfielder Fabinho, who has performed as a right-back.
The winger Antony and midfielder Lucas Paquetá are in poor health and will additionally miss the match in opposition to Switzerland.