Coutinho stunner hailed on Twitter as Brazil draw Switzerland

Here are the reactions as Brazil draw Switzerland 1-1 at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Brazil aimed to banished the painful 7-1 defeat at the 2014 FIFA World Cup on home soil with victory in their first game against Switzerland.

Switzerland were difficult to break down for Neymar and his Brazilian teammates, before Coutinho scored a stunning goal.

Steven Zuber equalises for Switzerland

Brazil took a 1-0 lead to half time but Steven Zuber equalised for Switzerland in the 50th minute from a corner kick.

Coutinho goal vs Switzerland hailed on Twitter

Phillipe Coutinho's stunner was very much talked about on Twitter users s majority hailed the strike as the best of the tournament so far.

Reactions to his goal, "Seriously though, Coutinho's shooting technique is the best in the world."

"Congratulations to Philippe for winning Gol of the Year Daesang at 2018 World Cup in Russia"

Brazil trolled for not being able to beat Switzerland

Brazil were one of the favourites to win the 2018 FIFA World Cup, but after a disappointing draw against Switzerland Twitter users trolled Neymar and his teammates.

Reactions to Brazil unable to beat Switzerland,  "On paper the Brazil team is the best in this tournament but who's using paper any more."

Neymar's performance against Switzerland mocked

Neymar was supposed to be Brazil's talisman at the World Cup but was outshone by teammate Coutinho, and put in an average performance.

Twitter users mocked his display against Switzerland as he set a record of being fouled 10 times in one game.

Brazil will aim to get back to winning ways when they take on Costa Rica while Switzerland take on Serbia in their next fixture on Friday, June 22.


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