Brazil Held 1-1 By Switzerland in World Cup

Neymar’s Brazil was held 1-1 by Switzerland in their opening World Cup game at Rostov-on-Don on Sunday.

Brazil’s forward Neymar (C) falls during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group E football match between Brazil and Switzerland at the Rostov Arena in Rostov-On-Don on June 17, 2018.
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Philippe Coutinho opened the scoring with a magical curling long-range shot on 20 minutes, but Steven Zuber headed the Swiss back level five minutes after the restart.

The stalemate left Serbia, who had beaten Costa Rica 1-0 earlier Sunday, top of the Group E standings.

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