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The World's greatest tournament recommences, the host country kicking off group play against Croatia

Daniel Kopatsch

Brazil vs. Croatia 

Bayern Player: Dante
Location: Arena Corinthians, São Paolo, Brazil
Referee: Yuichi Nishimura
Television and Streaming

Brazil (4-3-3)

Neymar – Fred – Hulk

Oscar – Luiz Gustavo [WOB] – Paulinho

Marcelo – David Luiz – Thiago Silva – Dani Alves

Julio Cesar

Bench: Jefferson, Victor, Maicon, Dante [FCB], Henrique, Maxwell, Fernandinho, Ramires, Hernanes, Bernard, Willian, Jô

Croatia (4-2-3-1)

Nikola Jelavić

Ivan Perišić [WOB] – Ivan Rakatić – Ivica Olić [WOB]

Mateo Kovačić – Luka Modrić

Šime Vrsaljko – Vedan Ćorluka – Dejan Lovren – Darijo Srna

Stipe Pletikosa

Bench: Oliver Zelenika, Danijel Subašić, Demagoj Vida, Danijel Pranjić, Ognjen Vukojević, Gordon Schildenfeld, Marcelo Brozović, Milan Badelj [HSV], Ante Rebić, Sammir, Eduardo da Silva

Suspended: Mario Mandžukić [FCB] 

Enjoy the match! MIA SAN MIA!