Neymar. Nearly! Brazil is urgent for a champ and Neymar comes so close. He meets a cross into the territory on the run, however, can just direct the exertion directly at the goalkeeper.

CLOSE! Neymar whips in a fabulous ball into the case and Thiago Silva guides it goalward. Be that as it may, Sommer is there to repel it away.

Pre-competition top picks Brazil neglected to win their opening session of a World Cup out of the blue since 1978 as Switzerland earned an important attract Rostov-on-Don.

The five-time champions, so regularly praised for their energy, neglected to shimmer after Philippe Coutinho's magnificently twisted opener on 20 minutes.

Tite's side – with Gabriel Jesus and Willian close by Neymar in a front three – could offer just transient snapshots of liquid play and Steven Zuber's header from a corner earned the Swiss a merited point.

Brazil may point to a push by Zuber to free him from his marker however the reality of Coutinho's strike remained their solitary exertion on focus until 77 minutes focus to their battles in the last third.

The draw conveys to an end a keep running of nine wins in their opening World Cup fixture and the two sides presently trail Serbia, who beat Costa Rica before in Group E.