Brazil will start their World cup journey tonight against Switzerland. The most decorated country in the FIFA World Cup, Brazil, will begin their campaign for the 21st time when they take on Switzerland in a Group E encounter on 17th June 2018 at the Rostov Arena. After ending up in tears last time around after their disastrous 7-1 defeat at the hands of Germany in the semis, Brazil will be looking to turn things around this time around. Switzerland, on the other hand, will be hoping to get the best start possible and taken one step closer to the knock out stages. With Costa Rica and Serbia vying for the knockout stages from the same group, it will be important for Switzerland to get something from their game against Brazil.
Fans will be having their eyes riveted on this game as the Canaries will as usually start as the tournament favorites. Whether the Swiss masterclass will be able to stop the Brazilian force will be a must watch for every fan. With Neymar at the helm of Brazil’s ship, a goal fest will surely be expected, and Switzerland’s defense will have a difficult first day at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. To ensure no fan misses out on any action from this intriguing encounter, we’ve got this little guide prepared to cover up everything from schedule to live stream. Let’s check out more details about Brazil vs Switzerland match streams, telecast channels, kickoff time, venue, lineups and predictions below.
Brazil vs Switzerland Live Stream
High-Quality live stream channels will be provided for fans by all the official broadcasters. The live stream channel for the game between Brazil and Switzerland will go live 15 minutes before the kick-off on most of the official broadcaster’s websites. Sony will be live streaming the match on its app Sony LIV. FOX Sports will have the live game streaming on their live stream channel entirely dedicated to the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The most viewed live stream channel is expected to be beIN Sports who will stream Brazil vs Switzerland on the same channel where Germany vs Mexico game will be live streamed.
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Sony LIV will be providing the live stream without delay to its premium members and a time-delayed live stream to the free users. Fans opting for FOX Sports to watch Brazil vs Switzerland will also be required to sign up as a member on their official website. Fans who won’t be having access to any official live stream channel can easily live stream the game through any VPN Gateway available on the Internet. For the fans who are fed up with cables can opt for the newly trending sticky bundles. A guide on how to watch any 2018 FIFA World Cup game through VPN and sticky packages can be accessed on our website’s previous posts.
The Group E encounter between Brazil and Switzerland will be played at the Rostov Arena on 17th June 2018 with a scheduled kick off at 21:00 local time. The Rostov Arena is still under construction and is expected to be a top-class stadium after the finishing touches are given to it. It will have a seating capacity of around 45,000 and will serve as the home ground for Russian Premier League side, FC Rostov replacing its old stadium, the Olimp-2.
Brazil upcoming matches
In Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup, Brazil is placed in Group E. Teams like Costa Rica, Serbia and Switzerland will also be playing in the same group.
Switzerland happens to be the tough competitor in the group and with this team, Brazil will be playing its first match on 17th June.
On 22nd June the team will face Costa Rica.
On 27th June the team will have to face Serbia.
With uncertainty looming large over Neymar, Brazil will be having a tough ask making their final playing list. For Switzerland, their midfield will be their strength with Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shakiri marshaling it. If Neymar recovers in time for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Switzerland will have their gas cut out. Here is how both sides may line up for their first game.
Brazil Probable XI
Ederson (GK); David Luiz, Marcelo, Filipe Luis, Thiago Silva; Willian, Coutinho, Casemiro; Gabriel Jesus, Firmino, Neymar
Switzerland Probable XI
Sommer (GK); Lichtsteiner, Ricardo Rodriguez, Johan Djourou, Fabian Schär; Xhaka, Shaqiri, Stocker; Embolo, Seferovic, Mehmedi
Stay tuned here for final lineups for the match here.
With Brazil playing, it is always a treat to watch for the fans as the Canaries come out all guns blazing every time they take to the field. The official broadcast of the game between Brazil and Switzerland will begin soon after the full-time whistle is blown in the match between Germany and Mexico. An extensive preview show will be presented before the kick-off on almost every official broadcast channel. FOX Sports, Sony, BBC, ITV, Sky Sports, DirecTV, beIN Sports, and Canal+ will all be having a preview show one hour before the kick-off.
To check which channel will be broadcasting the game in your country, you can check out the schedule of your country’s official broadcast on their respective websites. Fans from the Asian subcontinent will have Sony, fans from America will have FOX Sports, fans from the UK will have BBC and ITV, fans from the Caribbean will have DirecTV, fans from the MENA countries will have beIN Sports, and fans from Africa will have Canal+ as their official broadcasters.
The sale of tickets for the game between Brazil vs Switzerland has officially started and are already selling like hot pancakes. Tickets start at 120$ and also come with packages ranging from 159$ to 300$. Tickets can be bought through FIFA’s official websites or some official resellers like Viagogo, StubHub, or TicketBis.
It will be difficult to contain the Brazilian attacking flair for the Swiss defense. On the other end too, it will be way too complicated for the Swiss forwards to breach past the Brazilian defense. Despite Switzerland’s best efforts, a draw would also look more like an upset for Brazil. Our prediction for this game is a win for Brazil. The final scoreline is expected to read Brazil 2-0 Switzerland.