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World Cup 2022 highlights: Richarlison, Brazil top Serbia, 2-0

The FIFA World Cup 2022 Thursday continued with Brazil lock out Serbia2-0, at the Lusail Stadium in Qatar. RicharlisonBrazil’s fine footwork earned Brazil three points in Group G and extended its streak of World Cup victories.

Earlier, Portugal barely survived Ghana3-2, to take three points in Group H. Elsewhere, Switzerland earned three points in Group G after beating Cameroon1-0 while Uruguay and South Korea battled for a scoreless draw in the second game of the day. Both teams took one point in Group H for their efforts.

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Here are the best plays!

Brazil 2, Serbia 0

7′: See yellow

Serbia picked up a yellow card early in this match Strahinja Pavlovic got into a fight Neymar.

13′: What could have been

Brazil was this close to take the lead, but Neymar’s shot was narrowly deflected off the court Vanja Milinkovic-Savic.

It remained scoreless in the first half.

45′: Almost there

Again Brazil had a chance to take the lead, but his efforts fell just short as the second half got under way.

52′: Take one for the team

Pavlović engineered a crucial tackle into the penalty area for Serbia to prevent Brazil from scoring. This came just minutes after teammate Nemanja Gudelj received a yellow card in the 49th minute, Serbia’s second of the match.

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59′: Off the post

Brazil just kept beating, and Alex Sandro almost hit one. His efforts, however, fell short.

62′: Goal!

With momentum on the Brazil side, Richarlison scored the first goal of the match in the 62nd minute.

Richarlison scores to give Brazil the lead vs. Serbia

In the opener of the World Cup in Brazil, Richarlison scored to give Brazil an advantage over Serbia.

73′: Goal of the tournament!

Richarlison, assisted by Vinicius Junior, came soon after with his second score of the day to give Brazil a 2-0 lead. Richarlison’s acrobatics thrilled Brazilian fans.

Richarlison puts Brazil 2-0 ahead with an acrobatic goal in 73 minutes

Richarlison puts Brazil 2-0 ahead with an acrobatic goal in 73 minutes

Richarlison scores a goal vs. Serbia in the 73′ in the 2022 FIFA Men’s World Cup.

80′: Injury warning

Anthony replaced Neymar due to injury around the 80th minute.

Meanwhile, Brazil kept putting pressure on Serbia and that’s where it ended.

PREGAME:

Set up the stage

Group G was back in the forefront on Thursday, as the number 1 team in the world took to the field. Entering Thursday’s game, Brazil was 73-18-18 all-time in the World Cup and had more tournament appearances than any other country (22), including this year.

The Selecao have arguably the most talented roster of the tournament this year, headlined by Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar, who is one of FOX Bet’s favorites to win this year’s Golden Boot.

In the hunt

On the other hand, Serbia entered Thursday’s game 18-20-8 all-time in the World Cup (including entering as Yugoslavia). It was the team’s 13th tournament appearance and second in a row.

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