Brazil’s ace Neymar, favorite to win the World Cup in Qatar, will be absent from the match against Switzerland in the second round of the first league.
World number 1 and favorites to win the championship, Brazil won their opener against Serbia 2-0 on the 25th Japan time and started well on their way to a record sixth victory.
Brazil ace Neymar squatted after making contact with an opponent in the second half of the match, and was then substituted in the middle of the match.
Neymar will miss the second match against Switzerland on the 29th of Japan’s half.
In addition, defender Danilo, who started in the first game, was affected by an ankle ligament injury and was not made in the starting lineup against Switzerland.