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Embolo’s 2nd-half goal leads Switzerland to victory over Cameroon

Breel Embolo’s second-half goal led Switzerland to a narrow win over Cameroon in the World Cup Group G opener on Thursday, according to Anadolu Agency.

 

Neither national team was able to break the deadlock in the first half at Qatar’s Al Janoub Stadium.

 

But Cameroonian-born forward Embolo scored the winning goal with a close-range finish, assisted by Xherdan Shaqiri in the 48th minute.

 

In another Group G clash, Brazil will face Serbia at Lusail Stadium later Thursday at 1900GMT.

 

Source: Azerbaijan State News Agency