Breel Embolo scored the lone goal of the game as Switzerland defeated Cameroon 1-0 in a Group G match between the sides at at Al Janoub Stadium, Al-Wakrah on Thursday.

Iran PressMiddle East: Cameroon started the game on a dominating note with some really good attack in display. Switzerland too had their chances at the start, but none of the sides could score any goal in the first half of the game. However, in the second half, Embolo broke the deadlock with a calm and composed finish from inside the box in the 48th minute.

Embolo refused to celebrate when he finished off a slick Swiss attack shortly after half-time.

With Brazil expected to be one of the two teams to advance, it looked like a good contest between Serbia, Switzerland, and Cameroon.

The Indomitable Lions were unfortunate to lose after an enterprising display at the Al Janoub Stadium in Qatar.

The victory was vital for Switzerland, as both sides still have to face Brazil in the group.

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Their next game against Serbia will be pivotal if they are to stand any chance of becoming the first Cameroon team to progress beyond the group stage since 1990.

For Switzerland, the win gives them breathing space before their match against group favorites Brazil on Monday.


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