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World Cup hopefuls, Brazil and Germany, stumble in their debut game

FootballCoin World Cup log : Day 4

Sunday, football fans got the chance to witness two World Cup favorites playing. Two unexpected results followed. Despite this, the best FootballCoin managers were quick to adapt and profit on the results.

Lozano - scores for Mexio against Germany in the World Cup

Current champions Germany were defeated by Mexico. It follows a long standing tradition of World Cup teams failing to deliver on opening day. The Mexicans had a brave goal ahead of the tournament. El Tri want to to win the trophy. Last night’s victory gives them reason to dream. Lozano scored the only goal at the end of a brilliant counter-attack. In the second half the Germans dominated clearly. But, Mexico held on against the German outpour.

Top FootballCoin players:

Toni Kroos (Germany) – 39.17 points

Hirving Lozano (Mexico) – 32.71 points

The biggest disappointment:

Sami Khedira (Germany) – 19.79 points

Brazil’s national team wasn’t much luckier. The South Americans met the highly experienced Swiss side. To their credit, Selecao did not look to underestimate their opponents.

Serbia celebrating Kolarov's goal

P. Coutinho scored in the first half with a great long shot. Those thinking Brazil would have an easy job from them onward were wrong. In the 50th minute S. Zuber equalized. Switzerland shut the pace of the game down. The Brazilians’ technical skill was neutralized. It ended 1-1. Brazil will now have to remain focused for the remaining two games of the group.

Top FootballCoin players:

Neymar (Brazil) – 52.10 points

Stefan Zuber (Switzerland) – 36.87 points

The biggest disappointment:

Casemiro (Brazil) – 23.02 points

In the first match off the day, Serbia earned a narrow victory over Costa Rica. A. Kolarov scored the only goal of the match, through a beautifully struck free-kick.

Serbia celebrating Kolarov's goal

The Europeans are now favorites to qualify. On the other hand, Costa Rica will have to bring their absolute best in their remaining fixtures. They will face Brazil and Switzerland. The North Americans’ dream of repeating the performance of four years prior, now seems miles away.

Top FootballCoin players:

Aleksandar Kolarov (Serbia) – 55.07 points

Nemanja Matic (Serbia) – 33.69 points

The biggest disappointment:

Aleksandar Mitrovic (Serbia) – 25.36 points

Let’s take a look at the winner of the second competition of the day. The manager earned an impressive 419 points. He chose a 3-5-2 style of play. Making use of numerous paid cards, he managed to form the winning team we see below.

 

Winning Team - 17.06

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