Brazil vs Switzerland
Sunday 17/06/2018 | 19:00 GMT | Rostov Arena Stadium
For many, the World Cup doesn’t start until the Brazilian take to the pitch, so for many the World Cup will start on Sunday evening when Brazil will kick start their campaign against Switzerland. The Brazilians players and fans have been waiting for this moment for 4 long years, since the day they crashed out of their home tournament in a shock 7-1 thrashing by eventual winners Germany in front of a shocked world audience. It can’t be overstated the pain the whole country of Brazil has been through since that fateful day and finally they can exercise some demons, good luck Switzerland.
Switzerland are no pushovers, they a good side with players playing in the top leagues and teams throughout Europe. But unfortunately for them they have been matched against Brazil in their first game, they may well have faced a very different Brazil side if they were playing them in their last game, by which time Brazil will surely have been already qualified.
There were a few doubts over Brazil’s captain and talismanic leader Neymar after a long spell out on the sidelines. Neymar has proved his fitness in recent games and there are signs he may be back to his best scoring goals in recent friendlies. Brazil however, are not a one-man team, which they so overtly were in 2014. They have in their ranks some very skilful players in Gabriel Jesus, Douglas Costa, Willian, Marcelo, Firmino and the Barcelona playmaker Philip Coutinho. If Brazil are in the right mindset and settle into the tournament well, it’ll take a momentous effort to stop them, with all the good will in the world, Switzerland are not the team.
Brazil vs Switzerland Betting Tips
|Brazil vs Switzerland||Total Match Goals Over 2.5||1.8|
|Brazil vs Switzerland||Brazil to Win HT/FT||2.05|
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