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Switzerland hold five-time champs Brazil to 1-1 draw in opener

June 18, 2018 2:27 AM
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Rostov-on-Don, Russia (dpa) - Switzerland came up with a spirited performance in holding five-time champions Brazil to a 1-1 draw in their World Cup opener on Sunday.

Brazil came out guns ablazing and went ahead in the 11th minute on a tantalizing long strike by Philippe Coutinho. But Switzerland stood up to the Selecao with the equalizer in the 50th minute on a Steven Zuber header. And then the Nati held off the powerful Brazilian attack to grab the point.

The draw gives both teams one point in Group E - behind Serbia who have three points after a 1-0 win over Costa Rica.

Source: thesundaily.my

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