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FIFA World Cup 2018 Match-ups: Brazil vs. Switzerland

Cue the music, as Brazil will face Switzerland in their opening match. Kick off will be on Sunday, June 17 and both teams will collide with at the Rostov Arena Russia.

Will this be stage where we will see Neymar and co demonstrate Brazilian magic and dazzle us with their skills? Or can the Swiss muster up an upset? Only time will tell. You can watch the match live online from anywhere by accessing official broadcast or use alternate streaming services.

The Build-up

With some of the greatest teams from across the globe, fans from all around the world will be cheering for their favorite teams. The group E consists of Brazil, Switzerland, Costa Rica and Serbia and frankly one team clearly has advantage over the other.

Brazil has won multiple World Cups over the years, as a matter a fact 5 times to be exact and ranked number #2 according to FIFA rankings. Switzerland on the other hand has never won the world cup, but it’s no slouch either. No wonder they made it through the qualifying round for the World Cup.

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How to Watch Brazil vs. Switzerland

There are several channels that will broadcast the match live online. You can select any one of the channels to stream the match. However, you will need a VPN if you don’t reside in the country where the channel broadcasts. Just connect to the respective VPN server and then access the channel to watch Brazil vs. Switzerland live online.

Country Channel
United States Telemundo, Fox
United Kingdom BBC One
Switzerland SRG SSR
Brazil Globo, SporTV
Portugal Sport.TV1, RTP1
Canada The Sports Network 4, RDS, The Sports Network 5
France TF1, BeIN Sport 1

Brazil vs. Switzerland: Rivalry

Brazil and Switzerland have been in the same arena for a total of eight times and out of those 8 times, only once have they played competitively and rest were all friendly matches. The last time these teams went head to head was in the 1950’s FIFA World Cup, which resulted in a draw at a score of 2-2.

They are once again going to come face to face in the arena, finally after almost a period of 7 decades to compete for their chance at winning the world cup 2018.

We leave you with the thrilling encounter when the last time these two teams met. Brazil won 4-3 with a nail-biting finish.

Published at Sat, 16 Jun 2018 16:13:47 +0000