World Cup: Brazil hopes to avoid group stage hiccup

USA Today – Five-time World Cup champion Brazil returns to play Friday vs. Costa Rica (8 a.m. ET), but will its star player — Neymar — be available to play? He’s been in pain all weekafter Sunday’s draw against Switzerland. Tournament darling Iceland takes on Nigeria (11 a.m. ET) with a great opportunity to make it out of the group stage in its first World Cup after Croatia’s crushing defeat of Argentina on Thursday. Looking to contend with Brazil in Group E are Serbia and Switzerland, who square off in Friday’s final game (2 p.m. ET).

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