Germany crash to Mexico as World Cup awaits Brazil

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Neymar was fouled 10 times in Brazil's opening match against Switzerland, the most for any player in a World Cup game since England striker Alan Shearer was fouled 11 times against Tunisia on June 15, 1998.

Neymar was the most fouled person in the game against Switzerland.

"People talk about Messi, Ronaldo, Robert Lewandowski and Neymar, but for me, Willian is right up there", he told the Mirror.

Thoughts on Neymar's performance against Switzerland last night?

Germany breezed through qualifying, scoring 43 goals and conceding just four and, astonishingly, they average nearly four goals a game in their opening World Cup matches since last losing their first tournament game in 1982 against Algeria.

"It's an unfamiliar situation", he said, while insisting the team "has enough experience to not go under with one defeat".

"In Brazil only being the champion is good, second place or fourth, like happened at the last cup, the players are criticised, the team".

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"He knows how important he is to this team and I want to see him start with a bang against Switzerland tonight". We've done a lot of preparation, which has been building up for a long time.

Fox Sport Brazil's Osvaldo Pascoal didn't hold back either saying: "playing that way is vulgar football, it was incredible that Tite did not give him (Douglas Costa) at least a minute". We had 20 finishes but we should have make the goalkeeper work harder. "So I think we go with that mentality".

Switzerland heads into the match with a lofty Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking of sixth in the world - a standing bolstered by some judicious selection of friendly opponents.

As a result of those nerves, the Brazil defence were too passive when Zuber barely had to jump to head a corner home in the 50th minute, giving the Swiss a deserved point in a group also featuring Serbia and Costa Rica.

Revered by his players and credited with turning Brazil's national team around, Tite knows he's not flawless.

"Against a hard and strong opponent you need to be realistic and sometimes you play passes without thinking too much but I think the team has shown great determination and true spirit".

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