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Brazil face Costa Rica, Iceland and Serbia in action

Brazil face Costa Rica, Iceland and Serbia in action

"It's not normal to cry in the second game of a World Cup", Brazil's biggest newspaper, O Globo, headlined the main article on its website after the drama.

Brazil, like Argentina, were held to a goal-apiece draw by the Swiss at Rostov-on-Don on Sunday, a result that would've frustrated their boss Tite given how fancied they were coming into the tournament.

The 25-year-old missed an outdoor training session on Monday after feeling pain from Brazil's opening match against Switzerland in which he picked up a knock after being repeatedly fouled.

Supporters were in for a surprise on Friday as Brazil and Costa Rica walked out for their World Cup Group E clash in St. Petersburg wearing away colours despite no apparent clash in their home kits. Brazil had 23 shots, nine of which were on goal, but Keylor Navas was sensational in goal and looked to have done enough to secure a draw. And with how Nigeria played, they'll enter the match with Argentina as the favorite.




The Serbs were wasteful against Costa Rica last weekend with Aleksander Mitrovic being the main guilty party.

Brazil's final game will be against Serbia on June 27 in Nizhny Novgorod.

Neymar returned and scored in World Cup warm-up friendly wins against Croatia and Austria but Tite admitted it could take up to five games for his star forward to be back to his best.

Cost Rica are the weakest side in Group E for my money, and that's despite their heroics four years ago.

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