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Sunday’s World Cup tips: Germany begin their quest

The latest World Cup odds and previews

It’s day four of the World Cup and it’s another corker with three quality matches.

They include two of the favourites in Germany and Brazil.

A full run down of Brazil’s match versus Switzerland can be found right here.

Stay here though, for a one-stop guide to Costa Rica versus Serbia and Germany against Mexico.

Costa Rica v Serbia

This is one for the World Cup purists and will be the first time Costa Rica and Serbia have faced each other.

Serbia topped their group in qualification, and are the 10/11 favourites to win this Group E clash.

Costa Rica are 17/5 outsiders after a rough time of it in pre-tournament friendlies against Belgium and England. The draw is 11/5.

And they could struggle against a Serbia side boasting plenty of quality.

Their squad includes Aleksandar Mitrovic, the sought-after Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, Dusan Tadic, Marko Grujic, Nemanja Matic and Luka Milivojevic.

Mitrovic is the 10/3 favourite to score first, with Marco Urena and Johan Venegas each 15/2 shots for Costa Rica.

Germany v Mexico

Over in Group F, Germany will be looking to make their mark right from the off against Mexico.

The pair have met three times before, including in the 1998 World Cup in France. Germany came from behind late-on to win 2-1 that day.

But it should be more straight-forward this time around for Joachim Low’s men. They’re blessed with quality in all areas and go into the game as 1/2 favourites.

The Germans did endure a five-game winless run before beating Saudi Arabia last week, so  Mexico shouldn’t be completely ignored at 6/1.

Low’s men famously come good during tournaments however. They’re 13/10 on the -1 handicap.

Timo Werner is 10/3 to net first, ahead of Mario Gomez at 7/2 and Thomas Muller at 4/1.

Mexico will be hoping Javier Hernandez does his usual fox-in-the-box antics. The former Manchester United striker is 9/1 to score first and 3/1 anytime.

World Cup previews, betting tips and insight – Coral have it all.

All Odds and Markets are correct as of the date of publishing