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Brazil vs. Switzerland, World Cup: Confirmed lineups; how to watch

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Brazil v Switzerland: Group E - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

Mexico just delivered the biggest shock of the tournament, beating defending champions Germany 1-0. Can Switzerland do the same to Brazil, or can the tournament favorites live up to their billing and recent form?

Willian starts, as usual.

Here we go.


Brazil starting lineup (4-3-3):
Alisson | Marcelo, Miranda, Thiago Silva, Danilo | Philippe Coutinho, Casemiro, Paulinho | Neymar, Gabriel Jesus, Willian

Substitutes from: Pedro Geromel, Filipe Luis, Douglas Costa, Renato Augusto, Marquinhos, Cassio, Fernandinho, Roberto Firmino, Taison, Fagner, Ederson

Switzerland starting lineup (4-2-3-1):
Sommer | Rodriguez, Akanji, Schar, Lichtsteiner | Xhaka, Behrami | Zuber, Dzemaili, Shaqiri | Seferovic

Substitutes from: Moubandje, Elvedi, Lang, Embolo, Freuler, Mvogo, Fernandes, Zakaria, Gavranovic, Drmic, Djourou, Burki


Date / Time: Sunday, June 17, 2018, 19:00 BST; 2pm EDT
Venue: Rostov Arena, Rostov
Referee: Cesar Ramos (Mexico)
On TV: ITV 1 (UK); Fox Sports 1, NBCSN, Telemundo (USA); elsewhere
Streaming online: ITV Hub (UK); FOX Sports Go, Telemundo Deportes En Vivo; Sling World Cup (USA)


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And be excellent to each other.

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