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Cameroon Upset Brazil, Swiss Beat Serbia

Cameroon have become the first ever African nation to beat Brazil in a World Cup clash, but were still knocked out – as were Serbia after losing 3-2 to Switzerland.

With the Selecao already qualified for the knockout stages, Brazil coach Tite made several changes ahead of the game, which resulted in Brazil not being as dominant as in their first two games.

The first half between Brazil and Cameroon was a comparable dull affair, with Gabriel Martinelli having the best chance when Desvis Epassy pushed his powerful header over the bar.

The Second half continued much like the first with Brazil slightly edging the contest without creating too much, although Epassy was called into action to deny Marquinhos and Martinelli once more.

Vincent Aboubakar scored the later winner in injury-time, which left Brazil’s tally at six points, while Cameroon ended up on four.

However, it wasn’t enough as Switzerland beat Serbia 3-2 in the other Group G fixture to progress with six points.

Switzerland started the game on fire with three shots inside the first minute and eventually opened the scoring via Xherdan Shaqiri in the 20th minute.

However, Serbia were shocked for long and turned the game on its head via goals from Aleksandar Mitrovic and Susan Vlahovic in minute 26 and 35.

But that wasn’t the last action of the first half as Breel Embolo equalised for Switzerland in the 44th minute.

Remo Freuler made it 3-2 Switzerland in the 48th minute following a beautiful worked attacked by his team.

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