Strongly tipped as potential winner for this year's FIFA World Cup, Brazil still haven't been able to showcase their beset performance as just yet after only picking up a point in their opening group game fixture against Swiss.
The first major surprise in World Cup 2018 happened on Sunday as defending champion, Germany suffered a shock defeat from Mexico in their group opener fixture.
Keen on avenging their 4-1 defeat in Confederations Cup not long ago, El Tri immediately put on an intense an aggressive display straight from kick off, much to Der Panzer's surprise.
Serbia picked up a positive result on their opening group game in FIFA World Cup 2018 as they defeated Costa Rica 1-0.
Both teams were very determined in getting all three points as that result will opens up their shot in advancing into the knock out stage.
Defending champion, Germany will start their World Cup 2018 campaign on Sunday with an intriguing battle against Concacaf giant, Mexico.
Both teams have met recently in the Confederation cup, which Der Panzer comfortably won 4-1, but that result is not something that will provide comfort for their head coach, Joachim Low as he know they will be facing a new and different challenge this time around.
Croatia got themselves off to a perfect start on their World Cup 2014 campaign after grabbing a pretty comfortable 2-0 victory over African representative, Nigeria.
The Balkan side were determined to improve their showing from previous World Cup and it showed from their high intensity which they brought in straight from kick off.
Denmark started their World Cup 2018 campaign in the best possible fashion following their 1-0 victory over Peru on Saturday, giving them all three points and good chance in advancing into the next round.
Portugal skipper and super star, Cristiano Ronaldo, never seems to stop stunning football fans with his wonderful goal scoring qualities.
He once again proved his ability in the biggest stage, following his hat-trick against Spain on Friday, which helped his side in getting an important point.
France successfully picked up maximum points on their opening group fixture of World Cup 2018 finals in Russia, following a hard fought 2-1 victory over Australia.
Tipped as one the strong favorites to win the tournament, Les Blues started things off brightly, creating several dangerous moments early on, notably from Kylian Mbappe's pace.
A potential cracking encounter set to entertain football fans in the latest World Cup 2018 fixture this Saturday when Croatia face up against Nigeria at Kaliningrad Stadium.
Failing to advance from the group stage back in 2014, Vatreni are keen on improving that achievement as they will be pushing hard to go far this time around.
An interesting battle between two footballing nations from different continent set to occur on Saturday when Peru face up against Denmark at Mordovia Arena Saransk.
Returning to the World Cup finals after 36 years of absent, Los Incas players will certainly feel tons of excitement and hunger of showcasing their worth in the tournament.