Switzerland leads Cameroon; Ronaldo, Neymar later in action

Can Portugal or Serbia make it three after two straight days of excitement?

A string of matches for the Thanksgiving World Cup continues with Cristiano Ronaldo, Luis Suarez and Neymar coming to the table.

Switzerland and Cameroon start in the morning, followed by Suarez and Uruguay against Son Heung-min and South Korea. The parade of matches continues with Ronaldo – likely his last World Cup – and Portugal versus Ghana. Will he use his performance for Portugal as a prelude to a new club?

Finally, champion favorites Brazil will start the World Cup against Serbia with their nine strikers in Group G.

Switzerland's Granit Xhaka jumps for a header with Cameroon's Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa (right) during their World Cup Group G soccer match.

Switzerland’s Granit Xhaka jumps for a header with Cameroon’s Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa (right) during their World Cup Group G soccer match.

Switzerland leads 1-0 against Cameroon

Cameroon-born Switzerland’s Breel Embolo scored a goalless tie with a shot from the center of the box in the 49th minute.

Switzerland, Cameroon split at half time

Switzerland and Cameroon went into half-time tied 0-0 when Swiss goalkeeper Yann Sommer kept Cameroon off the scoreboard with two saves in the first half.

Whether it was Landon Donovan’s late winner in 2010 or Diego Maradona’s ‘Goal of the Century’ for Argentina in 1986, the World Cup has provided unforgettable moments on the global stage for over 90 years.

In anticipation of this year’s tournament in Qatar, for the first time in the Middle East, these are the top 10 best moments (plus an honorable mention as a bonus!) from the World Cup’s illustrious history.

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Switzerland vs. Cameroon – 5am

With strong players like Brazil and Serbia rounding out Group G, Switzerland and Cameroon will both be looking to pick up points in this game. While Cameroon was swept in the group stages in 2010 and 2014, Switzerland have reached the last 16 in four of their last five tournament appearances.

Time: Thursday, November 24 at 5 p.m. ET

Stadion: Al Janoub Stadium

How to see: FOX and Telemundo or Stream on fuboTV and Peacock (Spanish)

Uruguay vs South Korea – 8am

The focus of this game is Tottenham’s Son Heung-min, who is recovering from a fractured left eye socket sustained on November 1st in the Champions League. He is expected to play with a face mask.

“He knows and we know that we cannot rule out any risks after this injury,” said coach Paulo Bento.

Time: Thursday, November 24 at 8 p.m. ET

Stadion: Education City Stadium

How to see: FOX and Telemundo or Stream on fuboTV and Peacock (Spanish)

Portugal vs Ghana – 11am

Cristiano Ronaldo has expressed his displeasure with his former club Manchester United. So will this World Cup, probably his last, be an audition for a new team? Ronaldo, 37, has given assurances that the drama will not spill over into the country, and his former United team-mate Bruno Fernandes agreed. At least publicly.

“Our focus is 100% on the national team and we are 100% focused on what we need to do,” said Fernandes.

Time: Thursday, November 24 at 11 a.m. ET

Stadion: Stadium 974

How to see: FOX and Telemundo or Stream on fuboTV and Peacock (Spanish)

Brazil vs Serbia – 2pm

It takes confidence to take nine forwards to the World Cup and tournament favorites Brazil have done just that. With the likes of Neymar and Vinicius Jr. settling for less than a trophy could be seen as a failure for this team.

Time: Thursday, November 24 at 2pm ET

Stadion: Lusail Stadium

How to see: FOX and Telemundo or Stream on fuboTV and Peacock (Spanish)

This article originally appeared in USA TODAY: World Cup Updates: Ronaldo, Portugal start vs Ghana

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