Austria, unbeaten in their last eight games and winners over Germany one week ago, proved uncomfortable opponents and had nothing to lose in front of a capacity 48,500 crowd, having failed to qualify for the World Cup.
Coutinho (Brazil): His team mate Neymar will dominate the headlines, but Coutinho also deserves recognition for a terrific performance. In particular, the defensive midfield role performed by Real Madrid's Casemiro is essential, providing a link between defence and midfield and a shield to the back four.
"The concentration and competitiveness of the team was laudable", Brazil coach Tite told reporters.
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Jose Mourinho says Cristiano Ronaldo will lead Portugal to the World Cup semi-finals in Russian Federation, seeing off France in the process and setting up a final four clash against five-time champions Brazil. Shortly after, the team flew to Sochi, its base for the tournament, as those back in their homeland reacted to a win which impressed and boosted expectations of winning an unprecedented sixth world title.More news: Cristiano Ronaldo Furious With Real Madrid's Latest Offer
Brazil will hope Neymar can carry the hopes of the nation.
It was a goal you would want to watch on repeat mode and still not get enough of it.
Speculation increased after the Liverpool man had a strong game against Croatia at Anfield, a match in which Jesus struggled.
Also, Brazil is playing for redemption. We managed to play, involve their team and make another big game.
The Paris Saint-Germain superstar endured some heavy challenges on his first start since suffering a broken metatarsal at the end of February and scored a delightful solo goal in the 63rd minute in between Gabriel Jesus' opener and Philippe Coutinho's stylish third.
Russian Federation was a disputed choice when it was handed the World Cup in a closely watched 2010 vote that has since been tainted by bribery charges and the tournament takes place against a background of global tensions.