World Cup: Apologetic Embolo gives Swiss narrow 1-0 win over Cameroon

24/11/2022 3:46:00 PM

World Cup: Apologetic Embolo gives Swiss narrow 1-0 win over Cameroon

World Cup: Apologetic Embolo gives Swiss narrow 1-0 win over Cameroon

AL WAKRAH, Qatar – An apologetic Breel Embolo scored the winner against the country of his birth to hand Switzerland a 1-0 victory over Cameroon in their World Cup Group G clash at the Al Janoub Stadium on Thursday. Embolo swept home a low Xherdan Shaqiri...

0 Engagements AL WAKRAH, Qatar – An apologetic Breel Embolo scored the winner against the country of his birth to hand Switzerland a 1-0 victory over Cameroon in their World Cup Group G clash at the Al Janoub Stadium on Thursday.LinkedIn AL WAKRAH, Qatar : Switzerland edged past Cameroon 1-0 courtesy of a goal against the run of play by Cameroon-born Breel Embolo on Thursday for an opening win in World Cup Group G.LinkedIn DOHA: When Canada take to the pitch in their first World Cup match in 36 years on Wednesday (Nov 23), a country enamoured with ice hockey will showcase how much its men's soccer has evolved since they crashed out of the 1986 tournament winless and goalless.LinkedIn DOHA: Poland and Mexico played out an entertaining 0-0 draw in their opening Word Cup Group C game at Stadium 974 in Qatar on Tuesday (Nov 22), with Polish skipper Robert Lewandowski failing to break his tournament duck when his second-half penalty was saved.

Embolo swept home a low Xherdan Shaqiri cross after 48 minutes and then stood still with a rueful frown on his face as his teammates celebrated around him.The 25-year-old was born in Yaounde but raised in Basel.The 25-year-old refused to celebrate the goal as the small group of Swiss fans cheered wildly at Al Janoub Stadium.Cameroon were the better side in the opening half and might have had the lead as Karl Toko Ekambi, Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting and Martin Hongla all missed good chances against a lacklustre Switzerland side that battled to get out of first gear."The biggest difference and what got the ball rolling was the Americans being awarded the World Cup in 1994," Lenarduzzi told Reuters.But the Swiss were much improved in the second period and took the lead through Embolo’s well-worked goal.The Swiss goal came after Cameroon, without a win in the World Cup for 20 years, had dominated the first half, missing several good chances to take the lead.Ruben Vargas missed an excellent chance to score a second but was thwarted by goalkeeper Andre Onana as Cameroon ran out of steam." The result leaves Saudi Arabia as surprise group leaders following their stunning 2-1 upset of Argentina, one of the pre-tournament favourites, earlier in the day.

REUTERS.They carved out their first chance after 10 minutes with Bryan Mbeumo testing goalkeeper Yann Sommer before Karl Toko Ekambi sent his rebound over the bar." Lenarduzzi, who played for English side Reading as a young professional, said Canadian men no longer necessarily needed to seek opportunities in Europe to develop their skills.

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Apologetic Embolo gives Swiss narrow win over CameroonAL WAKRAH, Qatar : Switzerland edged past Cameroon 1-0 courtesy of a goal against the run of play by Cameroon-born Breel Embolo on Thursday for an opening win in World Cup Group G.Embolo, born in Yaounde but raised in Basel, struck three minutes after the restart from a Xherdan Shaqiri cutback to put them The biggest sport in the world !

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