Neymar? The leader of this Brazil team is Coutinho

Ruben Holloway
June 30, 2018

It was the Barcelona player once again who caused most danger against Serbia and set up the opening goal, so until Neymar finds his top form then they will not be the favourites that they appeared at the start of the World Cup.

Guardado has subsequently urged the officials to keep an eye on Neymar in Samara on Monday.

"We all know Neymar", the midfielder told a news conference on Friday.

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But we have young players who are talented and have the potential to go forward. "We need to draw the right conclusions". Sweden and Mexico confirmed their second round berth collecting six points each from their respective three matches.

And with his assist, he became the first Brazilian player since Pele in 1958 to score or assist in his first three World Cup games.

He added: "We embraced the expectation and I wanted them to play like they played against Croatia and Austria [in friendly matches], but the World Cup brings out different characteristics". "We're here to make history and it is in our hands". "(We live by) a team that mentally deals with the pressure, is balanced, that has replacement parts for important moments".

Mexico survived a scare in their final group stage game: El Tri lost to Sweden 3-0 and needed South Korea to hang on for a win against Germany to secure Mexico their spot in the knockout round.

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The only issue at stake for England against Belgium is whether they finish first or second in Group G. Roberto Martinez has already indicated that he will ring the changes against England.

Marcel had previously missed games for his club side Real Madrid from back injuries.

Brazil defender Thiago Silva has addressed reports suggesting that there is a rift between him and Saint-Germain superstar Neymar.

"People talk a lot", he said.

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Williams welcomed her daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr., with her husband, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, in September. This was one of a clutch of strangely lacklustre all-Williams finals that played a role in the public's apathy.

Neymar has been heavily criticized by many football fans following his style of play, mostly during Brazil's 2-0 win over Costa Rica where he was given a penalty by the match official but VAR overruled the decision after referee Bjorn Kuipers deemed it a dive.

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