DOHA (AP) — Brazil will bet on the rest of the squad and qualify for the Round of 16 against Switzerland on Monday after star Neymar was sidelined with an ankle injury in the first game. will do. world.
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Seleção will face Switzerland in the World Cup for the second time in a row. They signed him to a 1–1 draw in Russia four years before him.
They are now tied at the top of Group G with three points. Serbia and Cameroon, who face each other early on Monday, are bottom.
A win would guarantee an early pass to the Round of 16 for Tite’s team, one of the title contenders. He has finished first in his group at the last 10 World Championships.
Danilo will also miss Tite after suffering an ankle injury against Serbia.
The Chosen did not want to give a clue as to who would take both positions.
“(Eder) Militao has already played the role, he has the character to do it and Dani (Alves) is a constructor in addition to his technical and leadership qualities.” Moral of the story? I won’t say who will play,” Tait said.
Brazil’s national team doctors have previously denied Neymar’s participation, but have not reported on his recovery time.
On Saturday, Neymar wrote a message on social networks, accompanied by a photo of his injured ankle, and expressed optimism about a possible return to the field soon.
“I think Neymar and Danilo will play in the Cup, but I have no place to speak medically or clinically,” Tait said.
In addition to Militao and Alves, Tight could choose either Rodrigo or Gabriel Jesus as an attacker.
“Yes, Neymar has a unique importance in our plans, but everyone is ready to meet their needs if needed,” said Tite’s main assistant Cesar Sampaio.
Switzerland opened with a close 1-0 win against Cameroon thanks to Breel Embolo’s goal.
At its 12th and fifth consecutive World Cup, Switzerland has a side with fewer luminaries than the Brazilians, but a solid team game that they have relied on to win the qualifying group they shared with European champions Italy. I’m here.
“I think we can do a lot with this team and we can make history,” said head coach Murat Jakin. Here we come, let’s see how it ends up.”