Published: Wed, June 13, 2018
Sport | By Gary Shelton

Neymar Gives Philippe Coutinho The Treatment As The Latter Turns 26

Neymar Gives Philippe Coutinho The Treatment As The Latter Turns 26

An attacking 4-3-3, a forward trio of Neymar, Philippe Coutinho and Gabriel Jesus, skill, flair, power and pace throughout the side. but what if they have to play against Germany?

Despite Brazil's chances looking up, coach Tite remains little-known outside his own country where he has spent almost entire career, coaching more than 10 teams, and including three stints at domestic club Corinthians where he made his name.

"But I hope Brazil can win".

Those who like statistics are already salivating: Unless there is an injury, Thiago Silva is set to start the World Cup alongside Miranda in the heart of defence.

He made his comeback in Brazil's World Cup warm-up friendly against Croatia and scored a spectacular goal off the bench at Anfield earlier this month.

Brazil has always been the juggernaut of worldwide soccer, having won six World Cups over the years - more than any other country on the planet.

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Jesus opened the scoring nine minutes before the break when he curled in from an angle after Marcelo's shot deflected into his path.

Brazil, who will be looking to win their sixth World Cup, are in Group E with Switzerland, Costa Rica and Serbia.

The 26-year-old's World Cup hopes were shrouded in uncertainty and the images which followed were those of pain and concern as he was carried off on a stretcher. It's not bad for me that my players can go on holiday, ' the Red Devils boss said.

Team doctor Mohamed Abou al-Ela admitted the striker, who scored 44 goals for Liverpool this season, was unlikely to play in Egypt's opening Group A match against Uruguay on Friday.

"That gives you confidence".

"We got ready for the UFC today, but it was good".

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