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World Cup - Brazil Press Conference

Brazil winless but not worrying yet, says Coutinho

Brazil may have struggled in their World Cup opener but their failure to beat Switzerland has not left the players worrying about qualifying for the knockout phase just yet, midfielder Philippe Coutinho said on Tuesday.

World Cup - Group E - Brazil vs Switzerland

Brazil need solutions after coming unstuck against Swiss

After failing to live up to pre-tournament hype with a disappointing 1-1 draw in their World Cup opener against Switzerland, Brazil need to quickly find a key to unlock opponents happy to sit back and defend for most of the game.

World Cup - Group E - Brazil vs Switzerland

Swiss self-belief surges after thwarting Brazil

Switzerland were never regarded as one of the pre-tournament World Cup favourites but after they thwarted heavyweights Brazil with a gutsy 1-1 draw in their Group E opener on Sunday, they could be dreaming of a deep run in Russia.

World Cup - Group E - Brazil vs Switzerland

Coutinho scorcher not enough as Brazil held 1-1 by Swiss

Brazil joined the host of big guns who have failed to fire in their opening World Cup game as lax defending from a corner allowed Switzerland to cancel out Philippe Coutinho's spectacular curling strike and grab a 1-1 draw on Sunday.

World Cup - Group E - Brazil vs Switzerland

Subdued Neymar kept in check so glory must wait

Brazil's opening match of the World Cup was supposed to be the game in which Neymar buried the ghosts of 2014 and bounced back from the foot injury that kept him out for most of this year.

World Cup - Group E - Brazil vs Switzerland

Neymar starts for Brazil against Switzerland

Brazil forward Neymar will make his first competitive start since injuring his ankle and metatarsal in February after being named in coach Tite's starting line-up for the five-times winners' World Cup opener against Switzerland on Sunday.