That FIFA World Cup 2022 Brazil beat Serbia 2-0 at the Lusail Stadium in Qatar on Thursday. Richarlison’s polished footwork earned Brazil three points in Group G and extended their World Cup winning streak.
Earlier, Portugal narrowly overtook Ghana 3-2 to take three points in Group H. Switzerland took three points in Group G after the defeat Cameroon1-0 while Uruguay and South Korea fought their way to a goalless draw in the second game of the day. Both teams picked up a point in Group H for their efforts.
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Brazil vs. Serbia Highlights | FIFA World Cup 2022
A beautiful 2-0 win over Serbia for Brazil: a win unbeaten in their last TWENTY World Cup opening games.
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Brazil 2, Serbia 0
7′: see yellow
Serbia picked up a yellow card early in the game when Strahinja Pavlović was twisted with neymar.
13′: What could have been
Brazil was so close to take the lead but Neymar’s shot was narrowly blocked by Vanja Milinković-Savić.
It remained goalless in the first half.
45′: Almost there
Once again, Brazil had a chance to take the lead but their efforts fell short early in the second half.
52′: One for the team
Pavlović came on for Serbia with a crucial tackle in the penalty area to prevent Brazil from scoring. This came just minutes after teammate Nemanja Gudelj received a yellow card in the 49th minute, Serbia’s second in the game.
59′: Off the post
Brazil kept tapping and Alex Sandro almost smacked one in. However, he fell short.
With momentum on the Brazilian side, Richarlison scored the first goal of the game in the 62nd minute.
Richarlison scores to put Brazil ahead against Serbia
In the World Cup opener in Brazil, Richarlison scores to give Brazil an advantage over Serbia.
73′: Goal of the tournament!
Richarlison, assisted by Vinícius Júnior, scored his second goal of the day shortly after to give Brazil a 2-0 lead. Richarlison’s acrobatics got the Brazilian fans on their feet.
Richarlison gives Brazil a 2-0 lead with an acrobatic goal in 73′
Richarlison scores a goal against Serbia in the 73rd minute at the 2022 FIFA Men’s World Cup.
80′: Injury alarm
Antony replaced Neymar around the 80-minute mark due to injury.
Meanwhile, Brazil continued to put pressure on Serbia and things ended there.
Prepare the stage
Group G was back at the front line on Thursday as world No. 1 took the field. At the start of Thursday’s game, Brazil was 73-18-18 all-time at the World Cup and had more tournament appearances than any other nation (22), including this year.
The Seleção have arguably the most talented squads of the tournament this year, led by Paris St Germain Superstar Neymar who is one of FOX Bet’s favorites for this year’s Golden Boot.
On the hunt
On the other hand, Serbia entered the World Cup on Thursday with an all-time 18-20-8 (including participation as Yugoslavia). It was the team’s 13th tournament appearance and second in a row.
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