LUSAIL: Five-time champions Brazil marked an ideal begin to their FIFA World Cup 2022 marketing campaign as they outclassed Serbia 2-Zero within the Group G conflict at Lusail Stadium right here on Thursday.
Tournament favourites Brazil introduced themselves within the ongoing FIFA World Cup with a bang as they blew away Serbia to start out their marketing campaign with a convincing victory.
The document five-time winners had a sloppy first half as they toiled at instances however recovered effectively after the break and retained their dominance over Serbia.
Tite’s facet’s dominance then quickly rewarded Brazil when Richarlison fired the opener within the 62nd minute.
Neymar Jr initiated the expedition for the breakthrough as he did effectively to dodge a number of Serbian defenders within the field earlier than passing the ball to Vinicius Jr who fired a robust strike from the left however it was saved by Serbian goalkeeper Vanja Milinković-Savić just for Richarlison to hit on the rebound into the nets.
Following the help from Vinicius, Richarlison then struck within the 71st minute to double Brazil’s lead courtesy of an astounding acrobatic effort and positioned a flying bicycle kick to perfection.
Following this victory, Brazil managed to increase their sensible document within the group levels of the world cups as the previous champions final suffered a setback in 1998 in opposition to Norway after they had already booked their berth into the subsequent spherical.
The victory over Serbia additionally powered them to the highest of Group G standings forward of Switzerland, who edged Cameroon 1-Zero earlier within the day, whereas Serbia sank to the underside.