The World Cup 2018 has been a story of surprises, uprises and also disappointment for a few of its prime contenders. Germany, the reigning Champions got knocked out from the group stages, however, the heartbreak continued on the opening day of the Round of 16 battle which saw Portuguese great Cristiano Ronaldo and Argentine icon Lionel Messi, the greatest of this generation, eliminated from the competition upon suffering defeats over Uruguay and France respectively.
Teams like Spain, Brazil, France remain as favorites whereas England, Belgium, Croatia and Uruguay are being termed as the ‘dark horses’ of the tournament. The Selecao, meanwhile, will be contesting an impressive Mexican side who caused the first major upset defeating Germany in their opening fixture and will make things difficult for the likes of Neymar, Coutinho en route to a place in the quarter-finals.
Brazil vs Mexico Injuries And Suspensions:
Danilo has recovered from a hip injury and is available for selection against Mexico. Douglas Costa continues to be sidelined with a thigh strain whereas Marcelo, who was forced to leave the pitch versus Serbia due to a back injury, remains a doubt for the Round of 16 encounter.
Mexicans have a fit squad and do not have any significant injury concerns ahead of the Brazil tie.
Brazil vs Mexico Probable Lineups:
Brazil vs Mexico Last Meeting:
Last time they met in an international friendly at Allianz Parque, Sao Paulo 3 years back where Brazil clinched a 2-0 win banking on first-half strikes from Philippe Coutinho and Diego Tardelli.
Brazil vs Mexico Key Players:
Philippe Coutinho has subdued Neymar with his match-winning performances one after another and the Barcelona star will take the center stage again on Monday evening while contesting El Tri.
Custodian Guillermo Ochoa is likely to frustrate the Brazilians like the previous term whereas young sensation Hirving Lozano may cause trouble in an apparent solid Brazilian backline from counter attacks.
Brazil vs Mexico Head-To-Head Stats:
Brazil Win: 23
Mexico Win: 10
Brazil vs Mexico Current Form ( Latest Result First):
Brazil vs Mexico Betting Odds (Subject To Change):
Brazil vs Mexico Live Streaming:
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