Coach Tite’s eagerness to take the best from different styles & evolve following needs of the modern game has rejuvenated the Selecao
Neymar was given a rough ride in Brazil's disappointing 1-1 draw with Switzerland on Sunday, fouled 10 times during the match.
Brazil's tag as pre-tournament favourites looked justified in a dominant first-half capped by Philippe Coutinho's wonder strike to open the scoring.
Andres Iniesta bows out with Barcelona win thanks to brilliant Philippe Coutinho strike against Real Sociedad
Iniesta, with a tear in his eye, walked off to a standing ovation from the Camp Nou when substituted in the second half, having unfastened his captain's armband and handed it to Lionel Messi.
Ernesto Valverde rested Lionel Messi for his team's penultimate match of the campaign but it was a defensive horror-show by the Catalans.
When Coutinho was sold in January, some pundits suggested Klopp's side would struggle without the influential forward.
Klopp says his current Liverpool squad is the strongest he has ever worked with as the players prepare for a return to action.
Jurgen Klopp admitted that Barcelona-bound Philippe Coutinho was desperate to move to the La Liga giants.
Coutinho has become such a formidable force that his departure is being mourned by Liverpool fans around the world.
Capturing Coutinho allows Barcelona to move on from the bitter experience of losing his Brazil teammate Neymar last summer.
The Brazil international scored his 12th goal of the season with a fine curling effort and provided an assist for compatriot Roberto Firmino.
The Beatles-inspired nickname has been given to the front quartet of Coutinho, Salah, Firmino and Sadio Mane after some top performances this season.
Barcelona made repeated efforts during the summer window to land the Brazil international but were rebuffed, leaving him frustrated.
Liverpool are beginning to develop impressive momentum and they have now collected 16 points from their last six league games.
Barca still closely monitoring Coutinho ahead of another potential offensive in the January transfer window or next summer.