Final Group E games (2018 FIFA World Cup)

Final Group E games (2018 FIFA World Cup)

Final Group E games (2018 FIFA World Cup)

It was the Barcelona player once again who caused most danger against Serbia and set up the opening goal, so until Neymar finds his top form then they will not be the favourites that they appeared at the start of the World Cup.

Doctors will blame a soft mattress for an injury before admitting they made mistakes getting the players ready for the tournament in Russian Federation. It is what it is and we're used to these types of situations. Serbia, who play Brazil at the same time, have three points.

Dr Rodrigo Lasmar told reporters after the game that he was optimistic over the 30-year-old's chances of being fit for Brazil's round of 16 clash with Mexico on Monday, but Marcelo's sleeping conditions might need to be assessed.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar are "from another world", with the duo rated at the same level as Lionel Messi by Brazil midfielder Casemiro.

While identifying the hotel mattress as the potential reason to Marcelo's injury.

The Brazilian soccer federation said Marcelo had improved from its back problem but did not provide a timetable on his recovery.

The Selecao ended up topping group E in Russian Federation, and will now face North American giants Mexico in the competition's round of 16 on Monday. "I'll be back in action soon". However, Douglas Costa will miss the game, having suffered a thigh injury after coming off the bench against Costa Rica.

Doctors also had to take care of coach Tite, who pulled a muscle while celebrating one of the team's goals against Costa Rica.

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