Day 9 of the Qatar World Cup 2022 was ecstatic, with Portugal and Brazil booking their place in the tournament’s next round. Cameroon and Serbia played the first game of the day, with Vincent Aboubakar of Cameroon scoring a goal of the tournament contender.
The game had started with the Indomitable Lions going down to 3 goals to 1 before dramatic strikes ensured that they drew the game. Vincent Aboubakar of Cameroon had entered the game as a substitute before scoring a wonderful volley which was initially ruled offside before the VAR check.
Brazil left it late in the 83rd minute to beat Switzerland, while goals from Bruno Fernandes ensured that Portugal moved to the round of 16.
Cameroon vs. Serbia Highlights and Summary
Although it ended in a draw, Cameroon vs. Serbia is one of the interesting games of the Qatar World Cup 2022, with veteran striker Aboubakar showing he’s still got it.
Cameroon lost 1-0 to Switzerland, and Brazil beat Serbia, so both needed a point in the match or risk going home. Fifty-three minutes into the match, Cameroon was already down by three goals to 1 before goal contributions from Vincent Aboubakar squared it up for the Indomitable Lions.
(4-3-3): Epassy; Fai, N’Koulou, Castelletto, Tolo; Anguissa, Kunde, Hongla; Mbeumo, Choupo-Moting, Toko Ekambi
(3-4-1-2): V. Milinkovic-Savic; Milenkovic, Veljkovic, Pavlovic; Zivkovic, Lukic, S. Milinkovic-Savic, Kostic; Tadic; Maksimovic, Mitrovic
29th min – CAM – Jean-Charles Castelletto
45th min+1 – SER – Strahinja Pavlovic
45th min+3 – SER – Sergej Milinkovic-Savic
53rd min – SER – Aleksandar Mitrovic
64th min – CAM – Vincent Aboubakar
66th min – CAM – Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting
South Korea vs. Ghana
South Korea vs. Ghana was another thrilling game in the world cup, with Ghana getting a dramatic win to get a major boost to the next tournament stage.
Ghana was the first to get on the score sheet when Mohammed Salisu scored from a free kick; Kudus scored another through a header. South Korea woke up from slumber with Cho Gue-sung scoring two successive headers. The game ended up in favor of the Black Stars after Kudus struck again from Mensah’s cross.
(4-2-3-1): Kim S.; Kim M.H., Kim Y., Kim M., Kim J.; Hwang, W. Jung; Kwon, Jeong, Son; G. Cho
(4-3-3): Ati-Zigi; Lamptey, Amartey, Salisu, Mensah; Thomas, Abdul Samed, Kudus; A. Ayew, I. Williams, J. Ayew
24th min – GHA – Mohammed Salisu
34th min – GHA – Mohammed Kudus
58th min – KOR – Cho Gue-sung
61st min – KOR – Cho Gue-sung
68th min – GHA – Mohammed Kudus
Brazil vs. Switzerland
Despite Brazil’s authority in football, they still found it hard to go past Switzerland until the Manchester United defensive midfielder drove home a fantastic strike.
After Neymar got injured, Brazil found it hard to pass through Switzerland’s defense. Vinícius junior missed a couple of chances, with people asking why he was still in the lineup. Raphinha of Barcelona gave him the best chance at the game, but he missed it.
With a win against Switzerland, Brazil has already secured a place in the round of 16, while Switzerland will have to win or draw their match to stay in the tournament.
(4-3-3): Alisson; Militão, Marquinhos, T. Silva, Sandro; Paqueta, Casemiro, Fred; Raphinha, Richarlison, Vinicius
(4-2-3-1): Sommer; Widmer, Akanji, Elvedi, Rodriguez; Freuler, Xhaka; Shaqiri, Sow, Vargas; Embolo
BRA — Casemiro (83′)
Portugal vs. Uruguay Highlights
Uruguay is almost out of the Qatar World Cup 2022 after losing to Portugal, with Bruno Fernandes taking the mantle of leadership from Cristiano Ronaldo, who is getting old. In the last group stage games Portugal played, Fernandes’s goal contributions were their savior in the tournament.
All the two goals of the match came from Bruno Fernandes, with Ronaldo claiming a goal that initially looked like he scored. But a check from Adidas technology showed that Ronaldo’s head didn’t touch the ball.
(4-3-3): D. Costa; Cancelo, Dias, Pepe, Mendes; B. Silva, Neves, Carvalho; B. Fernandes, Ronaldo, Felix
(3-5-2): Rochet; Coates, Godin, Giminez; Varela, Valverde, Bentancur, Vecino, Olivera; Cavani, Nunez
POR — Fernandes (54 mins)
POR — Fernandes (90+3 mins)
Today’s Matches (11/29/2022)
|Netherlands vs. Qatar||A||Al Bayt|
|Ecuador vs. Senegal||A||Khalifa International|
|USA vs. Iran||B||AL Thumama|
|Wales vs. England||B||Ahmad bin Ali|