Brazilian ace Neymar, favorite to win the World Cup in Qatar, will be absent from the match against Switzerland in the second round of the first league.
World No. 1 and the favorite to win the championship, Brazil won their first match against Serbia 2-0 on the 25th, Japan time, and got off to a good start towards their record-breaking sixth victory.
Brazilian ace Neymar crouched after coming into contact with an opponent in the second half of the match, and was later substituted midway through the match.
Neymar will miss the second match against Switzerland on the 29th Japan time.
In addition, defender Danilo, who started in the first match, was found to have an ankle ligament injury and was not included in the starting line-up against Switzerland.