Favorites On Thursday, Brazil will face Serbia in the opening match of their campaign for a sixth World Cup. Cristiano Ronaldo will play for Portugal against Ghana, hoping to put his contentious split from Manchester United behind him.

Brazil will be wary of a dangerous Serbian team when the teams clash at Lusail Stadium. Especially after watching Germany fall to Japan on Wednesday. Argentina suffers a shocking loss to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday at the same location.

The Brazilians arrived in Qatar aiming for a repeat of their success in Japan at the previous Asian World Cup, where they won their fifth championship, which occurred twenty years earlier.

Neymar, the most expensive player in the world, has been in menacing form for Paris Saint-Germain. But Tite’s team Portugal can also rely on the Real Madrid combo of Vinicius Junior and Rodrygo, as well as other superb strikers who are willing to share the load.

According to me, these players will aid Neymar since they can share the load and make room for him, stated veteran Brazil captain Thiago Silva.
“The team has a very positive atmosphere. Having both young and seasoned players together fosters a strong bond “Added he.

In contrast to four years ago, when they faced Brazil in the group stage. But lost 2-0 and were eliminated in the first round, Serbia now appears to be a more dangerous opponent.

Dragan Stojkovic, the Serbian coach, insisted that his team had no fear of anyone in the world. Not even Brazil, and expressed optimism that prolific Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrovic would be ready for the Group G opener.

At 1:00 p.m. local time on Thursday, Switzerland. Cameroon will begin to play in the same sector as Al Janoub Stadium (10.00 GMT).

Ronaldo’s painful exit from Old Trafford has clouded his preparation for what is undoubtedly his final World Cup.