Serbia v Brazil, 27 June 2018

Score2-0 to Brazil
RefereeAlireza Faghani
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group E
VenueSpartak Stadium, Moscow
Attendance44,190
Kick-off: 9.00pm local Serbia v Brazil was Match 41 of the FIFA World Cup 2018 Refereeing team: Referee: Alireza Faghani (Iran) Assistant Referee 1: Reza Sokhandan (Iran) Assistant Referee 2: Mohammadreza Mansouri (Iran) Fourth Official: Nawaf Shukralla (Bahrain) Reserve AR: Anouar Hmila (Tunisia) VAR: Massimiliano Irrati (Italy) Brazil had now qualified from the opening stage of the World Cup finals for the 13th consecutive tournament since 1970. Brazil had now won two of their last eight games in the World Cup finals against European nations (lost four). Only Neymar and Gabriel Jesus (ten) had now scored more goals for Brazil under current manager Tite than Paulinho (eight). At 33 years and 278 days, Thiago Silva became Brazil's second-oldest goalscorer at the World Cup finals after Bebeto who was 34 years and 137 days when he scored against Denmark in 1998. Serbia had now been eliminated at the group stage of the World Cup finals in all three of their participations at the tournament (2006, 2010 and 2018).

0  Serbia

Manager: Mladen Krstajic

2  Brazil

Manager: Tite

Goals:

Goals:

Paulinho 36 G
Thiago Silva 68 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Vladimir Stojković
Defender Aleksandar Kolarov (captain)
Defender Antonio Rukavina
Defender/Midfielder Nemanja Matić
Midfielder Filip Kostić
Midfielder/Forward Adem Ljajić
Midfielder/Forward Sergej Milinković-Savić
Midfielder/Forward Dušan Tadić

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Alisson Becker
Defender Fágner
Defender Miranda (captain)
Defender Thiago Silva
Defender/Midfielder Marcelo
Midfielder Casemiro
Midfielder Paulinho
Midfielder Willian
Midfielder/Forward Philippe Coutinho
Forward Neymar

Substitutions:

Andrija Živković for Adem Ljajić 75
Nemanja Radonjić for Filip Kostić 82
Luka Jović for Aleksandar Mitrović 89

Substitutions:

Filipe Luís for Marcelo 10
Fernandinho for Paulinho 66
Renato Augusto for Philippe Coutinho 80

Cards:

Adem Ljajić 33 Y
Nemanja Matić 48 Y
Aleksandar Mitrović 71 Y

Cards:

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Marko Dmitrovic
Goalkeeper Predrag Rajković
Defender Milan Rodić
Defender Uroš Spajić
Defender Duško Tošić
Defender/Midfielder Branislav Ivanović
Midfielder Marko Grujić
Midfielder Luka Milivojević
Midfielder Nemanja Radonjić
Midfielder Andrija Živković
Forward Luka Jović

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Cassio
Goalkeeper Ederson
Defender Filipe Luís
Defender Marquinhos
Defender Pedro Geromel
Defender/Midfielder Fernandinho
Midfielder Fred
Midfielder Renato Augusto
Midfielder/Forward Roberto Firmino
Forward Taison