GROUP E, 22 JUN 2018 – 15:00 Local time; GMT+3; Saint Petersburg Stadium, Live Text at FootballBetExpert
Brazil made a stumbling start to their World Cup tournament and made 1-1 draw against Switzerland in their Group E opener.
With Neymar in good shape after the broken metatarsal injury (see more details here) South Americans had a good start of the game when Phillipe Coutinho fabulously shot home from range in the 20th minute of the first half.
Please see here the full 23-man squad of Brazil
Costa Rica lost 1-0 their opening game at the World Cup against Serbia. They had two shots on target in the opening three minutes, then didn’t manage another until the 91st minute.
Keylor Navas Real Madrid keeper is valid after a recent minor injury, while both Giancarlo Gonzalez and Oscar Duarte featured in the Costa Rica back line.
South Americans, must make at least a draw against Brazil if they want to keep their chances to qualify in Round of 16, so it announces to be a game for life and death.
Please see here the full 23-man squad of Costa Rica
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