Why Coutinho was pelted with eggs by Neymar and teammates

Why Coutinho was pelted with eggs by Neymar and teammates

After playing Switzerland in Rostov-on-Don on June 17, it faces Costa Rica in St. Petersburg five days later, before wrapping up its Group E campaign against Serbia on June 27 in Moscow. Shortly after, the team flew to Sochi, its base for the tournament, as those back in their homeland reacted to a win which impressed and boosted expectations of winning an unprecedented sixth world title.

Brazil, if not the favorite, is one of the two or three favorites to lift the World Cup trophy on July 15.

France, who boast "world-class" talent in Antoine Griezmann and Paul Pogba, according to Australia midfielder Massimo Luongo, are among the tournament favourites in Russian Federation alongside Brazil, Germany and Spain.

"But the World Cup is such a hard tournament, and we also have Argentina, who are always strong, France with a very young team".

Brazil locks horns with Austria in their last FIFA International friendly game before they head into the FIFA World Cup 2018.

Jose Mourinho has revealed the four teams he believes will reach the semi-finals of the World Cup. In Vienna he even emulated Alves a bit by bombing forward and demanding the ball at moments when Brazil were inevitably attracted to attack down the left via Neymar and Coutinho.

Soon after Neymer's goal, which was set up by Chelsea' Willian, Philippe Courinho scored another cracker, after a slick one-two with former Liverpool team-mate Roberto Firmino. We managed to play, involve their team and make another big game.

Neymar celebrates finding the back of the net against Austria. And Neymar, by the way, is only 26.

Neymar, making his first start since February, doubled the lead midway through the second half, slotting in after a nice piece of skill, BBC reports. Mourinho said as he agonized over who to pick as the World Cup winners.

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