Cup round-up: Brazil win on debut, Neymar sprain and Cristiano Ronaldo make history



The Brazilian team made their debut with authority and beat Serbia 2-0 with Richarlison’s great goal on the fifth day of the World Cup in Qatar

The fifth day of world Cup from Qatar was, until then, the most expected by the Brazilians to be the debut of selection in the tournament. And the team of Titus it did not disappoint. With two goals from Richarlison – the second was a great goal – Brazil beat Serbia 2-0 in Group G to claim the first three points of the competition.

However, the concern lies with Neymar, who left the field crying in pain after spraining his ankle. The Brazilian champion will remain under observation for the next few days and the coaching staff will analyze the need for tests to determine the severity of the injury.

Switzerland and Cameroon, from the same group as Brazil, also made their debuts on Thursday with a narrow 1-0 victory for the Europeans over the Africans. As for Group H, Uruguay disappointed with a goalless draw with South Korea – with Arrascaeta on the bench for the whole match – and saw Portugal lock themselves into the lead after beating Ghana national team 3-2, in a match marked by a goal history of Cristiano Ronaldo🇧🇷

Discover the main news of this Thursday.

Brazil 2 x 0 Serbia – With a great goal from Richarlison and the injury of Neymar

At the premiere of Brazil to world Cup, the pigeon gave the zebra no chance. With an opportunistic goal from the shin, and another fine volley, richarison scored twice to secure victory by 2 to 0 as for the Serbiavalid for Group G. With the result, the selection closes the first round with an advantage.

Neymar suffers from a sprained ankle

Neymar’s right ankle injury is a cause for concern for the Brazilian national team’s coaching staff. The player was replaced 35 minutes into the second half, cried on the bench and went down to the locker room assisted by a physiotherapist. Dr. Rodrigo Lasmar has admitted that the case is worrying.

“Neymar sprained his right ankle. He had edema, swelling and we have already started ice treatment on the spot. We have to wait 24 to 48 hours to evaluate and no imaging exam is planned for the moment. Our expectation it’s observation and our position is to wait to give a position on ankle sprain,” Rodrigo Lasmar said at a press conference.

Portugal 3 x 2 Ghana: Cristiano Ronaldo takes center stage

Cristiano Ronaldo he became the first player to score goals in five editions of the world Cup🇧🇷 The Portuguese national team athlete opened the scoring with historic penalty goal against Ghana in the match played this Thursday 24 at Estádio 974. The match was the first for the Portuguese national team in the tournament, which is part of Group H. Cristiano Ronaldo, of course, also surpassed names such as Pelé, Messi, Miroslav Klose and Uwe Seeler , who have scored goals in four different World Cups. Overall he has 8 goals in the World Cup.

Uruguay 0 x 0 South Korea: Arrascaeta watched the equalizer from the bench

With the right to two balls on the crossbar, Uruguay and South Korea were involved in another 0-0 draw at the World Cup in Qatar this Thursday. Despite the unchanged scoreline at the Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan, the sides had a strong showing, with chances for both sides, as they opened Group H, which also includes Portugal and Ghana.

The result marked a record in this World Cup in Qatar. This is the cup with the most goalless draws in a first round – four. The match, however, featured famous scorers such as Suárez, Cavani, Darwin Núñez and Son Heung-min, South Korea’s biggest star. Arrascaeta, regarded as one of the best players in Brazilian football, was a substitute and did not make it onto the pitch.

Switzerland 1-0 Cameroon: against their own country

In game valid for G groupthe same as Brazila Swiss premiered the Qatar World Cup with finished victory Cameroonfor 1 to 0, this Thursday. the attacker PistonCameroonian naturalized Swiss, scored the only goal of the match, scored by the worst crowd of the World Cup, with only 39,000 people at Al Janoub stadium🇧🇷 The Brazilian team will face Serbia at 16:00 (Brasilia time).

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