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FIFA WORLD CUP Group G Preview - by Arshan Ahmad Qaiser

Coming into group G which features the might of Brazil, Fans will get to see some eye watering clashes in Qatar this year as the 2nd spot is very much up for grabs for the other three nations.

Brazil, Switzerland and Serbia were in the same group in the 2018 edition too.

Brazil 🇧🇷

As we know, Brazil is the most talked about team in football when it comes to world cups. They have won the tournament a record 5 times, featured in every edition of the tournament and are also a heavy favourites for this edition in Qatar. Basically Tite likes to play a 4-2-3-1 formation, but sometimes he adapts to the opposition team, playing a 4-4-2 line-up.

It will take something very special to beat this Brazilian team, seeing the kind of attack, midfield, defense and overall team chemistry they possess.

World Cup Squad 2022

Goalkeepers : Alisson, Ederson, Weverton

Defenders : Marquinhos, Éder Militão, Bremer, Thiago Silva, Alexis Telles, Alex Sandro, Danilo, Dani Alves

Midfielders : Bruno Guimarães, Fabinho, Casemiro, Fred, Éverton Riberio, Lucas Paquetá

Forwards : Vinicius Junior, Neymar Junior, Gabriel Martinelli, Rodrigo, Antony, Raphinha,Gabriel Jesus, Richarlison, Pedro

Cameroon 🇨🇲

They are the weakest team on paper, but no team in FIFA World Cup should be underestimated because that's when we get to see some shocking upsets and Cameroon did one in 1990 when they defeated Argentina in the group stage.

They are also the most appearing African nation (8) in world cups, who made it to Qatar on the very last match against Algeria, scoring in the dying seconds of the match.

Vincent Aboubakar and co. will have to do something magical if they are to repeat their incredible feat of 1990 world cup where they reached the knockout stages.

World Cup Squad 2022

Goalkeepers : Simon Ngapandouetnbu, Devis Epassy, Andre Onana

Defenders : Jerome Ngom Mbekeli, Nicolas Nkoulou, Tolo Nouhou, Oliver Mbaizo, Collins Fai, Jean-Charles Castelletto, Enzo Ebosse, Christopher Wooh

Midfielders : Olivier Ntcham, Pierre Kunde, Martin Hongla, Samuel Gouet, Gael Ondoua, Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa, Nicolas Moumi Ngamale, Georges-Kevin Nkoudou

Forwards : Marou Souaibou, Jean-Pierre Nsame, Vincent Aboubakar, Karl Toko Ekambi, Brayan Mbeumo, Eric Maxim Choupo Moting, Christian Bassogog

Switzerland 🇨🇭

They had an extraordinary world cup qualification campaign, just conceeded 2 goals, scored 15 goal in 8 matches and notably, knocked out Italy form direct world cup qualification.

"Switzerland, the three time quaterfinalist will be competing in their 12th edition of the FIFA World Cup and this is going to be their 5th consecutive World Cup".

"And now under their new manager Murat Yakin they are looking a solid team" as quoted by Zeeshan Khan.

Switzerland are prone to giving surprises in major tournaments as they did in Euro 2020 by defeating France.

Can they cause a yet another upset in Qatar 2022?

World Cup Squad 2022

Goalkeepers : Yann Sommer, Jonas Omlin, Gregor Kobel, Philipp Kohn

Defenders : Ricardo Rodriguez, Fabian Schar, Manuel Akanji, Nico Elvedi, Silvan Widmer,Eray Comert

Midfielders : Xherdan Shaqiri, Granit Xhaka, Remo Freuler, Denis Zakaria, Djibril Sow, Renato Steffen, Fabian Frei, Michel Aebischer, Ardon Jashari, Edimilson Fernandes, Fabian Rieder

Forwards : Breel Embolo, Ruben Vargas, Noah Okafor, Haris Seferovic, Christian Fassnacht

Serbia 🇷🇸

Serbia topped their world cup qualification group, forcing Portugal into the playoffs path, hence earning themselves a tag 'Dark horses'.

Dragan Stojkovic's men have got a lot of talent in the likes of Dusan Vlahovic, Dusan Tadic, Aleksandar Mitrocic, Filip Kostic. Although their defence is not that good, they score a lot of goals.

If this team gets the first goal, it will be very difficult to bring them down due to the aggressive attacking depth.

World Cup Squad 2022

Goalkeepers : Marko Dimitrovic, Predrag Rajkovic, Vanja Milinkovic Savic

Defenders : Stefan Mitrovic, Nikola Milenkovic, Strahinja Pavlovic, Milos Veljkovic, Filip Mladenovic, Strahinja Erakovic, Srdjan Babic

Midfielders : Nemanja Gudeji, Sergej Milinkovic Savic, Sasa Lukic, Marko Grujic, Filip Kostic, Uros Racic, Nemanja Maksimovic, Ivan Ilic, Andrija Zivkovic, Darko Lazovic

Forwards : Dusan Tadic, Aleksandar Mitrovic, Dusan Vlahovic, Filip Duricic, Luka Jovic, Nemanja Radonjic

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