Brazil and Switzerland lock horns at Stadium 974 in Ras Abu Aboud today. The winner from this match would join the defending Champions Farnce in the knockouts. Both sides won their opening fixtures earlier in the tournament — while Switzerland relied on a Breel Embolo strike to defeat Cameroon, Tottenham Hotspur forward Richarlison’s second half brace ensured Brazil got off to a win with a 2-0 result against Serbia.
Five times champions team would play today without the services of the talsimatic Neymar after he suffered a ligmanent injury on his right ankle during the match against Serbia and was subsequently ruled out in the next game. Fred and Eder Militao replaced the injured Neymar and Danilo in the Brazil team for their World Cup Group G match.
Tottenham Hotspur forward Richarlison’s second half brace ensured Brazil got off to a win with a 2-0 result against Serbia.
So far, Brazil are at the top of the Group G points table while Switzerland are in the third position.
Earlier, Mohammed Kudus netted twice as Ghana edged out South Korea 3-2 in a dramatic and fluctuating World Cup Group H game to stay in contention for the next round.Ghana led 2-0 at halftime but allowed South Korea back into the match as Cho Gue-sung netted twice in three minutes to level at 2-2, only for Kudus to earn Ghana victory in a heart-stopping contest.