In Vienna yesterday afternoon, Brazil completed preparations for the World Cup with a resounding 3-0 victory over a physical Austria and goals from its leading attacking trident in Gabriel Jesus, Neymar and Philippe Coutinho.
Most of the favourites are now in Russian Federation ahead of Thursday's curtainraiser between the hosts and Saudi Arabia but holders Germany are due to arrive on Tuesday. The world's most expensive player came back from a broken metatarsal last weekend to rifle in a game-sealing goal in the 2-0 win over Croatia at Anfield.
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Without providing details of the injury, Tite said Fred's situation was "improving" but didn't hint whether the midfielder could be back for the team's World Cup opener.
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Neymar, who was making his first start in three months after recovering from a foot injury, doubled the advantage with a fine goal just after the hour-mark before Coutinho added a third in the 69th-minute.
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He is now equal third in Brazil's scoring charts with Romario and only behind Ronaldo (62) and Pele (77) after scoring in Vienna.
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The celebrations descended into a free-for-all when Thiago Silva turned on Neymar and hurled an egg at him, certainly the sort of relaxed atmosphere Tite hoped to create ahead of the biggest tournament in football. "His technical and creative ability is impressive".
Neymar and Co. open their 2018 World Cup campaign versus Switzerland on Sunday 18th June, before facing Costa Rica then Serbia.
Brazil, if not the favorite, is one of the two or three favorites to lift the World Cup trophy on July 15.
"It will depend on how far we go, how we're going to finish" at the finals, Messi said in an interview with Spanish daily Sport. "It was a hard match, with heavy physical contact and we did really well".
The forward smiled, waved to the fans who had flocked to the stadium and joked around with his friends in the star-studded squad during the light training session, while Tite kept a watchful eye over his talisman.
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"We feed data on team characteristics, individual players and recent team performance into four different types of machine learning models to analyze the number of goals scored in each match".
RT earlier revealed which teams Mourinho is backing to emerge from the group stages in Russian Federation, and we can now tell you exactly who he thinks will go all the way to the final four in the business end of the tournament.