The Brazil national team is preparing to face Croatia this afternoon (9), at 12:00 (Brasilia time), at Cidade da Educacao Stadium, in the quarter-finals of the Qatar 2022 World Cup, which defeated South Korea in the round of 16.
It will be the first time in a World Cup that Tite has been able to replicate his squad. The first team against Serbia was very similar, only with Alex Sandro instead of Militao, but it was not possible to repeat the team due to injuries to Danilo and Neymar. In the next match, it was Alex Sandro’s turn to feel the injury. In the third match, Tite decided to rest the starters – Alex Telles and Gabriel Jesus lost due to injuries.
In the Round of 16, Tite got Neymar and Danilo back, opting to keep Eder Militao on the right and put Danilo on the left – because Alex Sandro was unavailable. The left-back continues to recover and misses Brazil again in the quarter-finals.
The Brazilian team advanced in first place in Group G with six points: they beat Serbia and Switzerland, but lost to Cameroon in the final round. Today’s opponent, Croatia, took second place in Group F: beat Canada, but drew with Belgium and Morocco – and the Africans advanced to first place.
In the Round of 16, Brazil beat South Korea 4-1, and Croatia advanced on penalties after a 1-1 draw with them. Japan national team🇧🇷 The European team enters the field with: Levakovic; Sosa, Gvardiol, Lovren and Joranović; Brozovic, Pasalic, Kovacic and Modric; Perisic and Kramaric.
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