Tournament favorites rocket to the top of Group G after brilliant moments that break Serbia’s resolve.
Brazil’s Richarlison propelled his side to a 2-0 victory against Serbia at the Lusail Stadium as the tournament favorites opened their World Cup campaign in sparkling style.
The 25-year-old striker opened Seleção’s account in Thursday night’s Group G match just after the hour mark, adding a spectacular second in the 73rd minute.
Serbia, who had put up stiff resistance for the first two-thirds of the game, were then left to chase shadows in the final throws as Brazil’s players zipped the ball around and made regular raids into their opponents’ penalty area, cementing their credentials as tournament favourites. underlined. .
The result keeps Brazil top of Group G, followed by Switzerland in second after Europe’s victory over Cameroon earlier on Thursday.
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