Brazil will play Croatia in the quarterfinals of the World Cup 2022 tonight (December 9). The match will take place in Croatia. This year at the most important football competition on the planet, “Selecao” is one of the teams that has maintained their performance the most consistently. Following its dominating performance in Group G, Brazil cruised to a 4-1 victory over South Korea in the round of 16 to claim first place and earn a spot in the quarterfinals.
Brazil comes into this match with a rating that is higher than that of their opponent.
On the other hand, Croatia is not an easy team to take on when you consider their status as the current world runners-up and the fact that they are performing well in the World Cup.
Brazil will have the opportunity to face Argentina in the semi-finals if they are successful in overcoming the European representative and if Argentina are successful in overcoming the Netherlands.
The World Cup semifinal match between Brazil and Argentina will take place if Brazil advances that far.
Fred, a former Brazilian striker, has expressed to the press that he is very much looking forward to competing in this “Super classic” matchup.
He is certain that these two teams will face each other in the semifinals, and he is rooting for Brazil to win so that Argentina’s players will be eliminated.
“I want to see the confusion from the players, the chaotic atmosphere, Neymar shoots 11 meters, and Lionel Messi then bursts into tears,” the former player, who is now 39 years old, said. “I want Brazil and Argentina to meet in the semi-finals of the World Cup 2022.” broadcast on TV Globo on the 8th of December
At the 2014 World Cup, Fred was a member of Brazil’s national team.
However, considering that Croatia and the Netherlands are both strong competitors, this scenario is not an easy one to handle.
If you choose to play below your capabilities, the two representatives from South America could end up having to pay a steep price.
Brazil and Argentina are considered to be the continent’s most important rivals.
Throughout the course of World Cup competition, these two teams have squared off against each other four times.
Brazil had three victories, one tie, and one defeat. The two teams last squared off against one another at the World Cup in the round of 16 in Italy in the year 1990. Claudio Caniggia scored the only goal in Argentina’s victory, which they earned 1-0.
Argentina and Brazil were scheduled to play in the championship game of the Copa America in 2021.
Messi and his teammates were able to pull off the victory thanks to Di Maria’s lone goal, and as a result, they were finally able to claim the title of South American champion after nearly 20 years of trying.