Cameroon, Switzerland & South Korea Win

December 2, 2022 | 0 Comments

[Written by Stephen Wright]

Cameroon 1

[Aboubakar 90+2, 90+3 s/o]

Brazil 0

Cameroon caused an upset by defeating a weakened Brazil at the World Cup in Qatar in Group G.

Vincent Aboubakar headed home the winner in stoppage time before being sent off for a second yellow card for taking his shirt off.

Despite the win, Cameroon have been eliminated from the tournament.

Serbia 2

[Mitrovic 26, Vlahovic 35]

Switzerland 3

[Shaqiri 20, Embolo 44, Freuler 88]

Switzerland reached the last 16 after a thrilling victory over Serbia in Group G.

The Swiss, who knew a draw would be enough to qualify, took the lead through Xherdan Shaqiri, the former Stoke City and Liverpool forward.

Serbia fought back through goals from Aleksandar Mitrovic, the Fulham striker, and Dusan Vlahovic and appeared to be advancing to the knockout stage.

However, Breel Embolo netted an equaliser for Switzerland just before half-time.

Serbia, who needed a win to progress, conceded again when Remo Freuler struck a half-volley to make it 3-2.

Group G

1. Brazil 6pts; 2. Switzerland 6pts; 3. Cameroon 4pts; 4. Serbia 1pts

Ghana 0

Uruguay 2

[de Arrascaeta 26, 32]

Uruguay beat Ghana but have been eliminated from the World Cup after finishing third in Group H.

Giorgio de Arrascaeta netted both Uruguay’s goals in the first half.

South Korea 2

[Kim Young-Gwon 27, Hwang Hee-Chan 90+1]

Portugal 1

[Horta 5]

Hwang Hee-Chan scored a dramatic winner for South Korea in injury-time against Portugal to ensure his side advanced to the last 16 instead of Uruguay thanks to goals scored.

The Wolverhampton Wanderers forward produced a smart finish after excellent work from Tottenham Hotspur’s Son Heung-min.

South Korea required a win to stand any chance of reaching the knockout stage along with Portugal.

Ricardo Horta gave Portugal an early lead before Kim Young-Gwon levelled for South Korea from close range midway through the first half.

Group H

1. Portugal 6pts; 2. South Korea 4pts; 3. Uruguay 4pts; 4. Ghana 3pts

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