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Brazil & Switzerland XIs Announced

Brazil take on Switzerland in an eagerly awaited Group G encounter at the Stadium 974 this evening.

The Selecao are one of the tournament favourites but will have to do without the injured Neymar and Danilo.

Both teams enter the game, having collected three points in their first match, with Brazil beating Serbia 2-0 and Switzerland collecting a 1-0 victory.

Brazil are unbeaten in 16 games and have won their last eight matches in a row, while Switzerland won four of their last five clashes.

Both teams have played impressive World Cup qualification campaigns, with Brazil going unbeaten in South America, while the Swiss also went unbeaten and qualified ahead of 2020 UEFA European Championship winners Italy.

The two side met at the 2018 World Cup when Steven Zuber cancelled out Philippe Coutinho’s first-half lead.

Here is how they line up:

Brazil XI: Alisson; Militao, Thiago Silva, Marquinhos, Alex Sandro; Fred, Casemiro, Paquetá; Raphinha, Richarlison, Vinicius.

Switzerlands XI: Sommer; Widmer, Akanji, Elvedi, Rodriguez; Freuler, Xhaka, Rieder; Sow, Vargas, Embolo.

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