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Swiss hold favourites Brazil after Coutinho stunner

Media playback is not supported on this device Pre-tournament favourites Brazil failed to win their opening game of a World Cup for the first time since 1978 as Switzerland earned a valuable draw in Rostov-on-Don. The five-time champions, so often ...

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Neymar, Jesus and Coutinho score in Brazil World Cup warm-up victory

Gabriel Jesus, Neymar and Philippe Coutinho scored as Brazil swept aside Austria 3-0 in their final World Cup warm-up game in Vienna. Manchester City striker Jesus calmly curled past Heinz Lindner to open the scoring on 35 minutes. Neymar, making ...

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'Snake charmer' Tite – the coach who has modernised Brazil

Media playback is not supported on this device World Cup Match of the Day, 9 July 2014. Argentina have just beaten the Netherlands on penalties to reach the final. But everyone is still trying to assimilate the scarcely credible result ...

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World Cup 2018: Injured Neymar doing 'better than expected' say Brazil

Injured Brazil forward Neymar “trains every day” and his progress is “better than expected,” the national team’s physical trainer says. The Paris St-Germain player, 26, has been out of action since breaking a bone in his foot in a league ...

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Injured Neymar named in Brazil World Cup squad

Brazil have named injured Paris St-Germain forward Neymar in their 23-man squad for the World Cup in Russia. Neymar, 26, had an operation on a fractured metatarsal in March and the Brazil team doctor said he would be out of ...

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Jesus gives Brazil win to end Germany's undefeated streak

Germany lost for the first time in 23 matches as Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus scored the only goal to give Brazil the win in Berlin. This was the first full meeting between the two nations since Germany humiliated Brazil ...

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Philippe Coutinho: Barcelona to sign Liverpool and Brazil midfielder in £142m deal

Media playback is not supported on this device Barcelona will sign Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho in a £142m deal, one of the most expensive transfers of all time. The Reds are expected to receive £105m up front – a British ...

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Philippe Coutinho: Barcelona to sign Liverpool and Brazil midfielder in £142m deal

Media playback is not supported on this device Barcelona will sign Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho in a £142m deal, one of the most expensive transfers of all time. The Reds are expected to receive £105m up front – a British ...

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F1 proposes better Brazil security as 21-race calendar announced

Formula 1 bosses have proposed new security measures following a series of dangerous incidents at this year’s Brazilian Grand Prix. The most serious case came when Mercedes personnel were robbed at gunpoint on a road leaving the Interlagos track in ...

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England youngsters rewarded brave selections against Brazil – Southgate

England manager Gareth Southgate said his young side rewarded him for his “brave” team selection in their hard-fought goalless draw with Brazil in the friendly at Wembley. Southgate made five changes to the team that started the 0-0 draw with ...

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