Brazil’s national team fails to overcome Costa Rica in opening its campaign in the Copa America Championship

to fail Brazil national team One of the strongest candidates for a title Copa America 2024in achieving victory over his counterpart Costa Rica They settled for a goalless draw in the match that was held between them at SOFI Stadium in Inglewood, California, in the United States of America, within the fourth group matches, which also includes the Paraguay and Colombia teams.

The first half ended in a goalless draw, as the Brazilian national team dominated the events of the entire first half and its players raced to waste easy opportunities, especially Vinicius, Rodrigo and Rafinha, while Marquinhos scored a goal for Brazil in the 32nd minute, but the match referee decided to cancel it, after returning to the VAR technique due to offside. The half ended in a goalless draw.

The second half began with intense pressure from Brazil, hoping to score the lead goal and snatch points in the match. The substitutions of the Brazilian national team coach did not succeed in amending the result, especially with the departure of Andric, Martinelli and Savinho, as the Costa Rican players committed to tight defense and prevented any goals from entering their own nets. Both teams earned a point, and occupied second and third place in the Group D standings, while the Colombia national team occupies the lead with 3 points, and the Paraguay national team comes in last place with no points.

Brazil formation against Costa Rica

Brazil’s formation was as follows:

Goalkeeper: Alisson.

Defense: Danilo, Marquinhos, Eder Militao, Guillerme Arana.

Midfield: Bruno Guimaraes, Joao Gomez.

Attacking midfield: Rafinha, Lucas Paqueta, Rodrigo.

Attack: Vinicius Junior.

Costa Rica’s lineup to face Brazil is as follows:

Goalkeeper: Patrick Sequeira.

Defense: Francisco Calvo, Juan Pablo Vargas, Gilland Mitchell.

Midfield: Ariel Lasseter, Jefferson Brenes, Orlando Gallo, Haxel Quiros.

Attack: Alvaro Zamora, Manfred Ugalde, Brandon Aguilera.

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