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Neymar played some brilliant football against Peru.Reuters

Brazil will take on Colombia in a Group C encounter of Copa America 2015 at Estadio Monumental David Arellano on 17 June.

Dunga's men in yellow have already won their first game against Peru. Brazil came back from behind in their first game of the Copa America 2015 against Peru to register a 2-1 victory. If they clinch a victory against Colombia, then they can seal their berth in the quarter final stages of this tournament. 

On the other hand, Colombia suffered a shocking defeat in the hands of Venezuela in their first game. If they want to qualify for the quarter finals then they will have to stop Neymar who seemed to be in sublime form against Peru.

"It will be crucial to stop Neymar, he is in great shape. Against Brazil I expect a more open game, they can play more in attack, and generate more spaces in the back. It could be good for us. It will not be easy to beat Brazil. We must be together and work together to win games," Colombia star forward James Rodriguez said. 

Brazil have now won 11 matches in a row before they clash against Colombia. They also have an impressive record against Colombia. These two teams have played 27 times before this and the Selecaos have managed to win 17 of them and have drawn two games. Brazil also had defeated Los Cafeteros in the FIFA World Cup 2014.

"We knew it was going to be difficult. Venezuela stopped us well and made it complicated, not letting Colombia do what we are accustomed to. From the beginning we knew it would be a complicated Copa América - no one wants to give anything away. Now we have to think about Brazil.

"Our idea is to prepare ourselves well, we had a few days to try and improve on what we did wrong against Venezuela. To get the three points against Brazil is going to be complicated," Colombian defender Zuniga told the reporters. 

"We will give everything on the pitch, we know it will not be easy. This Copa América is complicated and the match against Brazil will be hard, but we will give everything," Zuniga added. 

Shakhtar Donetsk man Douglas Costa found the winner for Brazil in the last game from a threading pass from Neymar later in the second half against Peru. Willian had also played intelligent football in that game. He is confident that they can repeat a similar performace against Colombia as well. 

"It's always been my way of playing. I always like to play that way - going up to the opponent and creating the plays. It's important for the national team. We have Neymar who likes to make this kind of move, but I also like it. I hope it continues working. 

"We have to think about ourselves. Colombia lost and is going to want to win. It will be a difficult game and we are going to try leave with another victory," Willian said in an interview to Globo Esporte.

Both the sides will not be willing to make any changes to their sides ahead of this thrilling encounter. Jose Pekerman is hopeful that they can turn things around for them against the Selecaos. If 4th ranked Colombia end up losing this game, then their hope of qualifying for the quarter finals will be well and truly over.

Expected Line-ups:

Brazil: Jefferson, Fabinho, Miranda, David Luiz, Filipe Luis, Fernandinho, Elias, Firmino, Philippe Coutinho, Willian, Neymar. 

Colombia: Ospina, Zuniga, Zapata, Murillo, Andrade, Cuadrado, Sanchez, Mejia, Rodrguez, Falcao, Martinez.

Where to watch live:

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The match between Brazil and Colombia is scheduled for a 8:30pm local time (5am IST, 12:30am BST, 7:30pm ET) start with live coverage in India on Sony Kix and Sony Six HD. Live streaming option is on Livsports.

Viewers in the UK can switch to Premier Sports. The opening Copa America match can be live streamed on Premier Player.

People in the US can watch the match live on beIn Sports and stream the same live on beIn Sports Connect, Fubo TV and TYC

Viewers in Australia can live stream the match on beIn Sports Connect Australia.

Middle East viewers can watch the match live beIn Sports Arabia 1 HD and beIn Sports Arabia 2 HD.

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