FIFA World Cup 2018 Brazil vs Costa Rica: Brazil are all geared up to take on Costa Rica in a Group E clash. Canarinho have made one change – Fargner was included as the regular choice Danilo has been ruled out of the World Cup due to an injury. It is a very crucial match for the five-time champions as a loss would bring them into the same situation as Argentina. Croatia have qualified for the knockouts, on the other, La Albiceleste are on the brink of early exit from the tournament. Having drawn the first match against Switzerland, the Canarinho’s are in a must-win situation if they want to avoid a nerve-wracking match against Serbia.
Brazil have won nine out of ten previous international against Costa Rica, losing a friendly in 1960. This is the third meeting between the two sides at the world finals, with the former inflicting Costa Rica’s first defeat on them at the tournament in 1990 (1-0), before a 5-2 win in 2002.