The samba boys of Brazil advance to the next round of Russia 2018 with a convincing 2 nil win against Serbia at the Otkrytiye Arena in Moscow.
36′ Paulinho opened the scoring with lobbed goal over the keeper after he latched on to a superb up through ball from his Barcelona team mate Coutinho. 1:0
68′ Thiago silva doubled the lead for Brazil with a powerful header into the back of the net from a Neymar corner kick. 2:0
Brazil top the Group on 6 points and will face bitter rivals Mexico in the next round.
Switzerland qualifies for the next round of the competition in 2nd place after an entertaining 2-2 draw against Costa Rica at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium.
31′ Dzemaili gave Switzerland a first half win as his shot took a deflection off the defender into the right side of the goal beat the outstretched keeper.
56′ A superb cross from Campbell and Defender Waston restored parity to the encounter with a whopping header into the back of the net. Game on! 1:1
88′ The Swiss were in front for the second time in the game after a great team effort. Zakaria pass found Drimic inside the box, his first time effort is price and ends in the bottom right corner. 2:1
90+3 Costa Rica were awarded a penalty kick and skipper Bryan Ruiz effort hits the cross bar off goalkeeper Sommer and into the net. Own goal! 2:2
Switzerland will face European opposition Sweden in the next round of the competition.