We preview the 2022 World Cup match between Brazil and Cameroon, together with our pre-match prediction for every staff’s remaining recreation in Group G.
Tite will rotate his Brazil squad for his or her remaining Group G match, however opponents Cameroon nonetheless face an uphill battle to make the final 16 of the World Cup. Brazil are already by way of to the knockout stage and can high the pool except they lose and Switzerland win with a major aim swing.
Opponents Cameroon have lots nonetheless to play for, however, as they need to win to have any hope of reaching the second spherical for the primary time since 1990. They’ve by no means received their remaining group recreation at a finals, nevertheless, whereas Brazil are unbeaten at this stage in a report 17 matches.
And the Selecao have their very own objectives in thoughts, seeking to take 9 factors from a doable 9 for the primary time since 2006.
“Being first is at all times the aim, no matter who the opponent is within the subsequent match,” stated Fabinho, one of many males set to come back into the XI. “Our focus is at all times to win the video games, attempt to earn 9 factors and provides our greatest.
“Whoever will play can have the chance to put on the shirt of the Brazilian nationwide staff in a World Cup, so the considered a successful staff has to at all times be this, to enter, give one of the best, win and be the primary.”
Tite’s first-choice stars have set a excessive commonplace, successful each video games with out conceding and even going through a single shot on the right track. They’re the primary staff to not face a shot on the right track of their first two video games at a World Cup since France in 1998.
“Personally, I don’t suppose [maintaining the standard] brings stress to us,” added Fabinho. “I feel taking part in in a World Cup is each participant’s dream. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime factor.
“We’ve got to face this with nice pleasure, understanding the accountability, are available and provides our greatest. We know how the staff performs, the staff is strong defensively.
“Certain, you will have the concerns of conserving that, the concepts, however I don’t suppose it provides stress. We don’t really feel that.”
Cameroon have misplaced solely two World Cup matches to South American groups, however each have been of their two conferences with Brazil, who’ve received all seven of their finals clashes with African opposition, scoring 20 objectives and conceding simply two.
Gamers to Watch
Cameroon: Vincent Aboubakar
Aboubakar has twice appeared from the bench, but he might hardly have accomplished extra to earn a beginning berth. Towards Serbia, he turned the primary substitute to each rating and help a aim in a World Cup match for an African nation, bringing Cameroon again from 3-1 all the way down to 3-3 inside 11 minutes of his introduction.
Brazil: Vinícius Júnior
The Selecão could not must danger taking part in Vinícius with Neymar already injured, but it surely have to be robust to not decide a person on this kind. Solely Kylian Mbappé (23) was concerned in additional open-play sequences that ended with a shot than the winger (15) by way of two matchdays. Solely Mbappé and Ismaila Sarr (4) created extra possibilities following a carry (three).
Cameroon vs. Brazil Prediction
Even with the potential for modifications within the Brazil XI, the supercomputer has no doubts about this one. Tite’s males are large 72.7% favourites.
Cameroon should win however are given solely a ten.6% likelihood, with a draw that may affirm Brazil as group winners rated at 16.7%.