The FIFA World Cup 2022 has begun. We have seen many teams on the pitch so far. But two of the most anticipated teams are yet to hit the ground. Brazil and Portugal, it is. Portugal will feature the crowd favorite Ronaldo, and Brazil will feature one of the most skilled footballers in the form of Neymar. This is supposed to be the last FIFA World Cup for both legendary players. These are players who make the game look beautiful. Here is a preview of both games:
FIFA World Cup 2022: Portugal VS Ghana Preview:
The Portugal squad is the expected winner of this game. But FIFA World Cup 2022 is a tournament with unexpected results. We have seen Argentina lose to Saudi Arabia and Japan beat Germany. Hence, we need to expect the unexpected. Cristiano Ronaldo will have the maximum eyeballs after coming to the field post his exclusive interview with Piers Morgan. On the other hand, Ghana will be looking to scamper through for some points. They are currently ranked 61 in the FIFA rankings.
Portugal Squad for FIFA World Cup 2022:
Manager: Fernando Santos
Forwards: Rafael Leao (AC Milan), Ricardo Horta (Braga), Andre Silva (RB Leipzig), Goncalo Ramos (Benfica), Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United), Joao Felix (Atletico Madrid).
Midfielders: Ruben Neves (Wolves), Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United), Bernardo Silva (Manchester City), William (Real Betis), Palhinha (Fulham), Vitinha (PSG), Otavio (Porto), Matheus Nunes (Wovles), Joao Mario (Benfica).
Defenders: Joao Cancelo (Manchester City), Ruben Dias (Manchester City), Danilo Pereira (PSG), Antonio Silva (Benfica), Diogo Dalot (Manchester United), Pepe (Porto), Nuno Mendes (PSG), R. Guerrerio (Dortmund)
Goalkeepers: Diogo Costa (Porto), Jose SA (Wolves), Rui Patricio (Roma).
Forwards: Daniel Barnieh Afriyie, Kamal Sowah, Issahaku Abdul Fatawu, Osman Bukari, Inaki Williams, Antoine Semenyo, Jordan Ayew, Kamaldeen Sulemana
Midfielders: Andre Ayew, Thomas Partey, Elisha Owusu, Salis Abdul Samed, Mohammed Kudus, Daniel Kofi Kyereh
Defenders: Denis Odoi, Tariq Lamptey, Alidu Seidu, Daniel Amartey, Joseph Aidoo, Alexander Djiku, Mohammed Salisu, Abdul-Rahman Baba, Gideon Mensah
Goalkeepers: Manaf Nurudeen, Donald Ibrahim, Lawrence Ati Zigi
FIFA World Cup 2022: Brazil VS Serbia Preview:
Brazil and Serbia will lock horns in the FIFA World Cup 2022 today. This will be the 4th game of the day. Brazil is the firm favorite to win the game. Tite’s team will look for a comprehensive win, to set the record straight. They have the ability to do so too. Vlahovic will be a crucial player for Serbia. He has been in top form while representing Juventus in Serie A. He has been very dominant on the pitch. If he gets going, the Brazilians might have a tough time on the pitch. Serbia has other players like Milinkovic-Savic who have experience playing top-flight football. For the team from South America, the crowd expects a lot from Neymar Jr and Vini.
Brazil Squad for FIFA World Cup 2022:
Forwards: Neymar, Gabriel Jesus, Vinicius Jr, Rafinha, Antony, Martinelli, Rodrygo, Richarlison, Pedro
Mid-Fielders: Casemiro, Bruno Guimaraes, Fabinho, Fred, Lucas Paqueta, Everton Ribeiro.
Defenders: Dani Alves, Danilo, Alex Telles, Thiago Silva, Marquinhos, Eder Militao, Alex Sandro, Bremer.
Goalkeepers: Ederson, Alisson, Weverton.
Forwards: Dusan Tadic (Ajax), Aleksandar Mitrovic (Fulham), Dusan Vlahovic (Juventus), Filip Duricic (Sampdoria), Luka Jovic (Fiorentina), Nemanja Radonji (Torino)
Midfielders: Nemanja Gudelj (Sevilla), Sergej Milinkovic-Savic (Lazio), Sasa Lukic (Torino), Marko Grujic (Porto), Filip Kostic (Juventus), Uros Racic (Braga), Nemanja Maksimovic (Getafe), Ivan Ilic (Hellas Verona), Andrija Zivkovic (PAOK), Darko Lazovic (Hellas Verona)
Defenders: Stefan Mitrovic (Getafe), Nikola Milenkovic (Fiorentina), Strahinja Pavlovic (RB Salzburg), Milos Veljkovic (Werder Bremen), Filip Mladenovic (Legia Warsaw), Strahinja Erakovic (Red Star Belgrade), Srdjan Babic (Almeria).
Goalkeepers: Marko Dmitrovic (Sevilla), Predrag Rajkovic (Mallorca), Vanja Milinkovic-Savic (Torino)
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