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World Cup Day 9 Live Blog - Brazil vs Switzerland

Hello and welcome to our live coverage of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, my name is Jidechi Chidiezie. What a day of drama its been so far! Two games left for today, starting with Brazil vs Switzerland.

2022 FIFA World Cup: Brazil vs Switzerland live blog
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16:30

Hello! Its our live blog coverage of the 2022 FIFA World Cup featuring the third game of Day 9 of the competition - ITS BRAZIL, AGAINST SWITZERLAND

16:32

Its been quite a crazy filled with lots and lots of goals. We can as well, call it AFRICA DAY

FT: Cameroon 3-3 Serbia
FT: Cameroon 3-3 Serbia
FT: South Korea 2-3 Ghana
FT: South Korea 2-3 Ghana
16:34
  • The first game of the day saw Cameroon come from a two goals down to draw 3-3 with Serbia
  • The second game of the day which finished not too long ago, saw Ghana grab their first win of the tournament, defeating South Korea in a 3-2 thriller
16:35

Now, we move on to Brazil vs Switzerland, the third game of the day, and involving the two teams in Cameroon and Serbia's group

16:38

Here's how both sides will line up today

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16:39

SWITZERLAND XI: Yan Sommer in goal for the Swiss. Granit Xhaka captains the side

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16:42

BRAZIL XI: Here is how Tite line up his men. Neymar missing due to the injury he sustained in their win over Serbia

16:45

Remember, by 8pm today, I'd be bringing you coverage for the final game of the day, which will also be the final game of the group stage second round: It will be Cristiano Ronaldo's PORTUGAL vs Luis Suarez's URUGUAY

16:46

Meanwhile, have you read our match preview and prediction for this game? If you haven't, here you go: BRAZIL vs SWITZERLAND

16:50

Just so you know, this is how the last meetings between these sides ended:

Brazil 1-1 Switzerland (2018 FIFA World Cup)

Switzerland 1-0 Brazil (Friendly, 2013)

Switzerland 1-2 Brazil (Friendly, 2006)

Brazil 2-2 Switzerland (1950 FIFA World Cup)

Richarlison vs Serbia (25/11/22) | INCREDIBLE World Cup Debut
16:54

Let me refresh you memory with that Richarlison goal in Brazil's 2-0 win over Serbia. Here starts for the five-time World champions today

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17:00

1' KICK-OFF!

Brazil 0-0 Switzerland

17:01

1' We're now underway at the Stadium 974 in Doha, El Salvadorian referee Ivan Barton is the man in charge

17:28

SO CLOSE! Brazil almost get their first of the game, however, Vinicius Junior's first-time shot is blocked by Yann Sommer with a brilliant diving save.

17:30

30' Half an hour gone in this game

STATS SO FAR

Goal Attempts: 3-0

On Target: 2-0

Blocked Shots: 0-0

Freekick: 8-4

Corner kicks: 1-1

Offsides: 0-0

Yellow Cards: 0-0

40' Brazil 0-0 Switzerland
40' Brazil 0-0 Switzerland
40' Brazil 0-0 Switzerland
40' Brazil 0-0 Switzerland
17:41

Considering how much drama we saw in the first two games today, this one has presented nothing close. Can we see some more action in the coming minutes?

17:45

45' There will be 1 added minute in this half

17:46

HALF-TIME!

Brazil 0-0 Switzerland

18:02

46' And we're back with the second 45 minutes: Brazil 0-0 Switzerland

18:02

Brazil with a substitution right at the start of the second half: Rodrygo COMES ON FOR Lucas Paqueta

18:18

60' An hour gone at the Stadium 974 and its still even here

18:22

GOAL! Brazil are ahead and its Vinicius! The Real Madrid man is put through on goal by Richarlison and he makes no mistake in beating Yann Sommer. Brazil lead Switzerland, 1-0

18:24

OH NO! After a review, Brazil goal is chalked off for an offside by Richarlison in the buildup. We're back at a goalless game, its Brazil 0-0 Switzerland

18:31

The night ends here for Richarlison and Raphinha. Gabriel Jesus and Antony are the men to come on

18:33

75' We're down to the final 15 minutes of this game

STATS SO FAR

Goal Attempts: 5-4

On Target: 2-0

Blocked Shots: 2-4

Freekick: 14-12

Corner kicks: 4-3

Offsides: 3-1

Yellow Cards: 1-1

18:33

Double substitution for Switzerland, and Michel Aebischer and Haris Seferovic both COME ON Djibril Sow and Breel Embolo

18:40

WHAT A GOAL! Its Casemiroooo! A combination play between Vinicius Junior, Rodrygo and the Casemiro sees the Man United man send a one-time shot past an on-looking Yann Sommer. Its Brazil 1-0 Switzerland

18:44

Could this be Brazil's year? They win this, and they qualify from Group G with a game to spare

18:49

90’ There will be 6 additional minutes

18:55

FULL-TIME!

Brazil 1-0 Switzerland

18:57

Great game for the Brazilians. This win over Switzerland, puts them firmly at the top of Group G, and seals passage to the next round for them

18:58

The final group games will see:

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  • span style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: transparent; -webkit-text-size-adjust: 100%;"And Switzerland slug it out with Serbia for a possible spot in the knockout stages/span
19:00

Thanks for sticking around for this one. Catch you later!

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