Neymar Jr

Neymar Jr / PHOTO: www.cbf.com.br

After the first four days of the World Cup in Brazil, only Javier Mascherano and Leo Messi’s Argentina have yet to make their debut, as far as Barça players are concerned. The Argentinians will take on Bosnia Herzegovina this Sunday evening. The rest of the teams with Barça players are now focused on their second group stage match.

Brazil looking to secure six points

The host nation of the World Cup kicked off their bid with a 3-1 victory over Croatia. Neymar Jr was the standout player of that match with a brace. The Brazilians are now preparing to take on Mexico, the match is scheduled for Tuesday. Dani Alves, speaking about the upcoming game, said: “World Cup matches are always difficult, every team demands a lot from you. We have to evolve the team a bit more. We have have to improve to reach our final objective.”

Spain focused on Chile

The team managed by Vicente del Bosque, which has six FC Barcelona players in its ranks, are picking themselves up after the 1-5 defeat to the Netherlands. Two days after the defeat, Spain started preparing the for the crucial game against Chile. Alexis Sánchez, man of the match against Australia, will lead his teammates against the Spaniards.

The former Barça player Cesc Fàbregas talked about his transfer to Chelsea this Sunday: “I decided that my time at FC Barcelona had ended, and I looked for the best optino for me.”

Lastly, Alex Song and Cameroon are also preparing for their second match of the tournament. The FC Barcelona player and his countrymen will take on Croatia on Wednesday.


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