What is expected from Serbia, Brazil’s first rival?
Brazil’s first opponent within the World Cup is betting on probably the greatest attacking duos on the planet and for a era that has already felt the style of defeating Canarinho’s staff at an necessary second.
Of the three groups that Tite’s males should face within the first section of Qatar-2022, tomorrow’s opponent is Serbia, beginning at 4:00 pm (Brazilian time), on the Iconic Stadium in Lusail. the most effective second
Dragan Stojkovic’s males have gone six video games unbeaten (5 wins, together with a aim in Slovenia, Sweden and Bahrain, and a draw) and confirmed their power within the qualifiers by ending on the high of a Portugal-friendly group.
The Serbians have additionally simply received entry to the highest tier of the UEFA Nations League. And, simply as importantly, they performed twice in opposition to Norway and solely as soon as was leaked by star participant Erling Haaland.
A big a part of this success is because of the spectacular second skilled by its two strikers, Dusan Vlahovic (Juventus) and Aleksandar Mitrovic (Fulham). Yes, Stojkovic normally begins his staff with two references in assault, though this formation is not an choice to begin the sport in opposition to Brazil because of the health of the participant who performs in England.
Together, the Serbian goalscorers have already scored 22 objectives on this first half of the season in Europe alone. “Velha Senhora’s” quantity 9 scored 9 objectives in 2022/23, and is Fulham’s high scorer averaging 0.93 objectives per sport in the identical interval.
Mitrovic, by the way in which, is a part of a era that felt the pleasure of defeating Brazil in an necessary competitors.
In 2015, Serbia was the under-20 world champion by beating the Canary Islands.
In addition to the striker who has shone within the Premier League, the most well liked nationwide match on this planet, different necessary names of the Qatar-2022 European staff, corresponding to midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic (Lazio) and midfielder Nemanja Maksimovic (Getafe). , he additionally performed a component in that historic 2-1 victory. On the Brazilian facet, Gabriel Jesus was the one one concerned in that defeat and is now enjoying within the Copa.
But the Brazilians and Serbians have already reunited after the boys left seven years in the past. They additionally met within the first spherical in Russia-2018. And Brazil did higher: they received 2-0, with objectives from Paulinho, who is now out of the nationwide staff, and Thiago Silva, who stays absolutely the starter in Tite’s staff.
The Qatar Cup is the first to be held within the Middle East and 7 of the eight groups which have already lifted the cup will take part. For the second version in a row, four-time champions Italy didn’t qualify and are low.
The match is being performed on the finish of the 12 months, and never in its common interval (June and July), because of the warmth within the hosts throughout the Northern Hemisphere summer time.
It is the newest version of the FIFA competitors, with the format used since France-1998. From the subsequent World Cup hosted by the United States, Canada and Mexico, there might be 48 individuals within the battle for the title.
World Cup – Group G
Tomorrow at 07:00 – Switzerland – Cameroon at Al-Janoub Al-Wakrah
Tomorrow, 16:00 – Brazil vs Serbia, Iconic, Lusail
28/11, 07:00 – Cameroon – Serbia, Al-Janoub, Al-Wakrah
28/11, 13:00 – Brazil vs Switzerland, 974, Doha
02/12, 16:00 – Serbia vs Switzerland, 974, Doha
02/12, 16:00 – Cameroon x Brazil, Iconic, in Lusail