Richarlison scored twice as Brazil beat Serbia. Image: IMAGO/ANP
World Cup day
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Switzerland 1-0 Cameroon
The World Cup game between Switzerland and Cameroon on Thursday afternoon ended 1-0 for the Swiss. Coach Murat Yakin’s team defeated the Cameroonians at Al-Janoub Stadium in Al-Wakrah. Ironically, Cameroonian Breel Embolo scored the opening win for the Swiss national team.
You can read the full match report here: Switzerland beats Cameroon 1-0 – goal scorer doesn’t celebrate
Uruguay – South Korea 0-0
The game between Uruguay and South Korea ended 0-0 on Thursday afternoon. At the Education Stadium in Al-Rayyan, both teams failed to score despite a few chances. Overall, however, the South Koreans put in a better performance.
The full game report is here: Uruguay and South Korea split in a draw – fans laugh about the line-up
Uruguay were held to a goalless draw against South Korea. Image: IMAGO/Shutterstock
Portugal 3-2 Ghana
Portugal defeated Ghana 3-2 in Group H. For a long time, the Portuguese struggled against the defensive Ghanaians, but in the final quarter of an hour they turned up and countered the Black Stars several times. They made it exciting again with a late goal.
You can read the entire match report here. In it, you also learn how a Ghana player mocked Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo with his goal celebration.
Read here the different reactions to Ronaldo’s tears before kick-off.
Brazil 2-0 Serbia
Brazil and Serbia met in Group G on Thursday evening. Brazil won the hard-fought game at the Lusail Oconic Stadium 2-0. Serbia put up a lot of resistance for a long time, but towards the end of the game the Seleção turned up the heat and showed all their class. Best goal of the tournament so far included.
You can read the detailed match report here.
(With material from the dpa)
The German national team lost their first game at the World Cup in Qatar. In Group E, the team of national coach Hansi Flick was defeated 1:2 by Japan.