World Cup 2018 Group E: Fixtures, standings & squads

first_imgWorld Cup World Cup 2018 Group E: Fixtures, standings, squads & full details on Brazil & Switzerland group Cady Siregar Last updated 1 year ago 04:15 6/28/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Neymar Brazil 2018 World Cup Getty Images World Cup Brazil Brazil v Switzerland Brazil v Costa Rica Serbia v Brazil Serbia v Switzerland Switzerland v Costa Rica Costa Rica v Serbia Switzerland Costa Rica Serbia Neymar Goal brings you all the details of the Group E fixtures including fixtures, standings and squads for Brazil and Costa Rica Brazil are keen to impress in Russia following their 7-1 humilation at the hands of defending champions Germany in the last World Cup, and star player  Neymar  will be eager to make his mark after winning the race to regain fitness.Their opponents in the group are Serbia, Costa Rica and Switzerland, which will make for plenty of competitive games.Goal  looks at the rundown of the Group E fixtures, as well as what to expect from each team and more. 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There was some controversy over the Swiss goal, in which Steven Zuber scored after pushing Miranda in the back, following Philippe Coutinho’s excellent first-half opener.Brazil eventually got off the mark through a 2-0 win against Costa Rica, with Coutinho striking late in the game to spare the Selecao’s blushes after Neymar was denied a penalty by VAR for diving. The PSG forward tapped in the second after seven minutes of added time.Switzerland came from behind to beat Serbia 2-1 in Kaliningrad. Aleksandar Mitrovic headed Serbia into a fifth minute lead, but Granit Xhaka’s stunning strike levelled it up early in the second half before Xherdan Shaqiri sprinted from inside his own half before slotting home the winner in the final minute.Brazil ensured qualification, and also top spot, with a 2-0 win over Serbia thanks to goals from Paulinho and Thiago Silva. Switzerland, meanwhile, were twice pegged back in a 2-2 draw against Costa Rica, but it was not enough to prevent them from joining Brazil in the last 16.World Cup 2018 – Group E Table Standings Pos. Team Pld W D L GD PT 1 Brazil 3 2 1 0 4 7 2 Switzerland 3 1 2 0 1 5 3 Serbia 3 1 0 2 -2 3 4 Costa Rica 3 0 1 2 -3 1 World Cup 2018 – Group E Squads Brazil’s 23-man squad : Alisson, Ederson, Cassio; Danilo, Fagner, Marcelo, Filipe Luis, Thiago Silva, Marquinhos, Miranda, Pedro Geromel; Casemiro, Fernandinho, Paulinho, Fred, Renato Augusto, Philippe Coutinho, Willian, Douglas Costa; Neymar, Taison, Gabriel Jesus, Roberto FirminoSwitzerland’s 23-man squad : Roman Burki, Yvon Mvogo, Yann Sommer; Manuel Akanji, Johan Djourou, Nico Elvedi, Michael Lang, Stephan Lichtsteiner, Jacques-Francois Moubandje, Ricardo Rodriguez, Fabian Schaer; Valon Behrami, Blerim Dzemaili, Gelson Fernandes, Remo Freuler, Xherdan Shaqiri, Granit Xhaka, Steven Zuber, Denis Zakaria; Josip Drmic, Breel Embolo, Mario Gavranovic, Haris SeferovicCosta Rica’s 23-man squad : Keylor Navas, Patrick Pemberton, Leonel Moreira, Cristian Gamboa, Ian Smith, Ronald Matarrita, Bryan Oviedo, Oscar Duarte, Giancarlo Gonzalez, Francisco Calvo, Kendall Waston, Johnny Acosta, David Guzman, Yeltsin Tejeda, Celso Borges, Randall Azofeifa, Rodney Wallace, Bryan Ruiz, Daniel Colindres, Christian Bolanos, Johan Venegas, Joel Campbell, Marco UrenaSerbia’s 23-man squad : Vladimir Stojkovic, Predrag Rajkovic, Marko Dmitrovic, Aleksandar Kolarov, Antonio Rukavina, Milan Rodic, Branislav Ivanovic, Uros Spajic, Milos Veljkovic, Dusko Tosic, Nikola Milenkovic; Nemanja Matic, Luka Milivojevic, Marko Grujic, Dusan Tadic, Andrija Zivkovic, Filip Kostic, Nemanja Radonjic, Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, Adem Ljajic; Aleksandar Mitrovic, Aleksandar Prijovic, Luka JovicWorld Cup 2018 – Other GroupsWorld Cup 2018 Group A: Fixtures, standings, squads & full details on Russia & Egypt groupWorld Cup 2018 Group B: Fixtures, standings, squads & full details on Spain & Portugal groupWorld Cup 2018 Group C: Fixtures, standings, squads & full details on France & Australia groupWorld Cup 2018 Group D: Fixtures, standings, squads & full details on Argentina & Nigeria groupWorld Cup 2018 Group F: Fixtures, standings, squads & full details on Germany & Mexico groupWorld Cup 2018 Group G: Fixtures, standings, squads & full details on England & Belgium groupWorld Cup 2018 Group H: Fixtures, standings, squads & full details on Senegal & Colombia grouplast_img