Brazil, Germany seek rebounds as favourites on weekend World Cup odds

Brazil, Germany seek rebounds as favourites on weekend World Cup odds

Brazil, Germany seek rebounds as favourites on weekend World Cup odds

Gonzalez did have a little tug on Neymar's shirt and Dutch referee Kuipers initially pointed to the spot, only to reverse his decision after looking at the video replay, adjudging the Paris Saint-Germain forward to have gone to ground too easily.

Only two OMBCs have been chosen from India, the other being Hrishi Tej from Karnataka.

Soccer fans in Germany will also be holding their breath when the defending World Cup champions return to action on Saturday against Sweden as -240 favourites. He took the field for the match between Belgium and Panama in Sochi last Monday.

With their draw against the Swiss, Brazil failed to erase the memory of their notorious meltdown at the 2014 World Cup.

Coutinho said Brazil "deserved the win", after the Selecao were held to a 1-1 draw with Switzerland in their opening match.

Brazil added a second in the last kick of the game when Neymar bagged his first goal of the tournament after being set up by substitute Douglas Costa.

Neymar had been denied a penalty after referee Bjorn Kuipers chose to reverse his initial decision following a consultation with the video assistant.

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Coutinho curled over as Tite's side picked up the pace again, and a great piece of skill by Neymar enabled him to clip a cross to Jesus, who was adjudged to have fouled a defender as he jumped. We're gonna win and go for the next game, 3-0.

With Brazil increasingly trying their luck from outside the box as Costa Rica defended with discipline, Willian shot over and Navas saved Marcelo's low strike. Neymar was taken nearly completely out of the match by the Swiss defense, racking up 11 fouls against him.

"We deserved the win", the Barcelona player said. "Neymar is one of the best players in the world".

Neymar faced the most devoted of markers in Costa Rica's Cristian Gamboa, the Brazilian spending most of the half hopping over scything tackles or dodging past a barging shoulder.

However, Coutinho's finish banished the tension and frustration, and led to 57-year-old Tite tumbling onto the pitch during the celebrations among Brazil's squad and coaches.

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