Countdown to Brazil World Cup – Group A – Brazil

As host nation Brazil will enter the 2014 World Cup under immense expectation from their adoring home fans and anything less than victory will be a bitter pill to swallow for the locals, especially on home soil.

Brazil is around $4.00 in early 2014 World Cup betting markets at online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au and given they have not had to go through an arduous South American Zone qualifying route, they are certainly going to be a tough team to beat on this continent.

Brazil World Cup Odds

Win the World Cup: $4.00
Win Group A: $1.22
Qualify for next Round: $1.03
Reach 2014 World Cup Final: $2.70

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A five-time World Cup winner, Brazil is the most successful team in World Cup history, and although they failed to get past the quarter-finals at the last two World Cups, they are expected to fly the flag for South America and punters fancy the Brazilians to go all the way to the last day of the tournament.

Brazil to reach the final at $2.70 appeals on home soil.

Group A Draw for Brazil

Brazil will play Cameroon, Croatia and Mexico in Group A and their first match is against Croatia on Friday 13th June 2014 at 6am in the morning (Australian time).

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Wed 18 Jun Brazil vs Mexico 5am Fortaleza Bet now
Tue 24 Jun Cameroon vs Brazil brazil 6am Brasilia Bet now

Brazil World Cup Squad

The 30 man Brazil World Cup provisional squad for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, South America.

brazil-shirt Goalkeepers: Julio Cesar (Toronto FC), Jefferson (Botafogo FR), Cavalieri (Fluminense) / Victor (Atletico Madrid)

Defenders: Dani Alves (FC Barcelona), Maicon (Roma), Marcelo (Real Madrid), Maxwell (Paris Saint-Germain), Filipe Luis (Atletico Madrid), Thiago Silva (Paris Saint-Germain), David Luiz (Chelsea), Dante (Bayern Munich), Dede (Cruzeiro), Miranda (Atletico Madrid)

Midfielders: Luiz Gustavo (VfL Wolfsburg), Paulinho (Tottenham Hotspur), Ramires (Chelsea), Fernandinho (Manchester City), Oscar (Chelsea), Bernard (Shakhtar Donetsk), Willian (Chelsea)

Forwards: Hulk (Zenit Saint Petersburg), Neymar (FC Barcelona), Fred (Fluminense), Jo (Clube Atlético Mineiro)

Head Coach for the Brazil World Cup squad is Luiz Scolari and team captain is Thiago Silva.

World Cup players to watch for Brazil

The brilliant Neymar is being acclaimed as the the next big thing in world football and his emergence on the world stage has seen him well fancied at $15.00 to win the 2014 Golden Boot in Brazil.

Brazil’s squad is shining with stars, and players such as Robinho, Dani Alves, Oscar and Paulinho are classy footballers who will help take the Brazilians deep into the tournament. Long-time goalkeeper Julio Cesar is full of confidence between the sticks and provides a solid foil for Brazil’s backline.

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Visit our Group A page for more information on teams competing in this group at the 2014 World Cup.

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