Brazil was held to a 0-0 draw by Costa Rica after a poor performance’ in the Copa America 2024 clash 😐 😐

Brazil, one of the championship candidates, entered the opening match of Group D of Copa America 2024 against weak opponent Costa Rica.

Brazil helpless against Costa Rica's defense

Superior in every aspect from strength, form, position to confrontation, but Brazil disappointed when letting this opponent hold them to a goalless draw.

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The yellow-green team held the ball, pressuring their opponents from start to finish but were unlucky in finding a way into the goal, even though Vinicius, Rodrygo, Lucas Paqueta or Raphinha… were in the starting lineup.

Rodrygo also felt he should have been awarded a penalty after being brought down in the box

Brazil had 74% ball control and had 19 shots but none were successful.

Notably, there was a goal by Marquinhos in the 33rd minute, but the referee did not recognize it after consulting VAR, because he thought the Brazilian player was offside.

Vinicius also could not make a difference for Brazil

Vinicius also could not make a difference for Brazil

0-0 was the final result of the match. A disappointing debut for coach Dorival Junior and his students.