Croatia Yes Brazil meet in the first round of the quarter-finals of the Qatar 2022 World Cup for a place in the semi-finals of the tournament. Luka Modric, Perisic or Kovacic, ahead of Neymar, Vinicius or Casemiro. The South American side are the heavy favorites this edition due to the football on display as the Balkans struggled to qualify for the Round of 16 against Japan. Follow minute by minute the games, chances and goals of this Croatia – Brazil live with our online narration.
Croatia – Brazil, live
Composition of Croatia
This is how Croatia come out to fight Brazil: Livakovic; Juranovic, Lovren, Gvardiol, Sosa; Brozovic, Kovacic, Modric; Pasalic, Perisic and Kramaric.
Composition of Brazil
This is how the Brazilian team comes out this afternoon. Composition of Brazil: Alisson; Militao, Marquinhos, Silva, Danilo; Casemiro, Parcel; Raphinha, Vinicius Jr, Neymar; and Richarlison.
Titles confirmed! 💪🇧🇷
Tite’s coach has defined the athletes of the Brazilian Seleção who will start the match against Croatia!
Daqui a little, at 12 p.m. (from Brasília), a ball is rolling for 🇧🇷 and 🇭🇷.
– CBF Soccer (@CBF_Futebol) December 9, 2022
Welcome to Croatia – Brazil!
Good evening! Welcome to the live narration of this Croatia – Brazil, first crossing of the quarter-finals of this World Cup in Qatar 2022. At stake, the first place in the semi-finals, a ticket among the four best teams of the moment and a step further towards the long-awaited finale that will define who is the king of kings in this edition.
Brazil are the big favorites to win this World Cup. The Brazilian side showed they had the football and the wardrobe to be a serious title contender, overcoming obstacle after obstacle. The quarter-finals are starting to get serious and all the remaining teams can surprise at any time.
Croatia, for their part, arrive with some doubts at this stage of the tournament. Japan made it very difficult in the round of 16 and had to resort to the penalty spot to reach the quarter-finals. The Balkan reserves don’t award him that extra point in the second half just yet.