Fri. Nov 25th, 2022
NEW DELHI: Favorites Brazil they started FIFA World Cup 2022 campaign with a 2-0 win against Serbia At the Lusail stadium on Friday. Richardlison He scored both goals for the five-time champion team in the inaugural Group G match.
After a goalless first half, the World’s No. 1 side gave their best in the second half and eventually outstripped Serbia, which looked lacking in depth. Brazil broke out of a stalemate when Richarlison scored a close-range goal in the 62nd minute when the forward doubled the lead with a spectacular overhead kick 11 minutes later.
The Tottenham Hotspur striker was in great shape when he wore Brazil’s gold jersey this year, leading the score with an easy hit before doubling the lead with his acrobatic effort.
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Tite’s decision to go with four forwards – NeymarVinicius Jr., Raphinha and Richarlison – The offensive lineup paid off generously as the South Americans dominated the game and coached Serbia hard each time they went forward.
Vinicius used his momentum to consistently beat his man, while free-role Neymar often found gaps, but a well-prepared Serbian defense kept Brazil out in the first half.
Serbia was sweating for the conditioning of Aleksandar Mitrovic, the all-time top scorer, but coach Dragan Stojkovic showed him in the starting 11.

However, unlike Brazil’s forward line, which posed an all-around threat, Fulham’s striker found himself isolated on the front with little service.
With Brazil shifting gears, Richarlison and Neymar wasting gilded-edged chances inside the penalty area, and the second half was one-way traffic. Alex Sandro and Casemiro send long-range efforts against woodworking.
The breakthrough came just after Neymar’s great work to find Vinicius, whose first shot was saved by Vanja Milinkovic-Savic, but Richarlison was in the right place to hit the rebound for his first World Cup goal.
Serbia had been playing conservatively up until then and had no choice but to take the lead, which gave Brazil more room and the second goal from Richarlison brought the Brazilian league the biggest roar of the night.

As Richarlison tried to control a cross from Vinicius, the ball bounced over his head and flew into the air, giving home a bike kick and the win for Brazil.
Brazil’s dominance was so great that they attempted 22 goals in the match, eight of which were on target, while Serbia failed to hit the target in five attempts. Brazil moved up to the top of the group standings with the win.
Switzerland is in second place in the group after beating Cameroon 1-0, while Serbia is in last place.
(with input from agencies)