Casemiro's late strike against Switzerland sends Brazil to Round of 16


Casemiro scored for Brazil

Casemiro scored a late goal on Monday as Brazil beat Switzerland by 1-0 to qualify for the Round of 16 at the ongoing World Cup in Qatar.

The first half ended goalless and the match was also heading for a draw in the second half when Casemiro struck on 83rd minute to give Brazil the victory.

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Rodrygo played the ball to Casemiro, whose deflected shot from inside the box went past the helpless Yann Sommer.

Earlier on 27th minute, Vinicius Junior got on the end of a pass and produced a promising first-time shot towards the left side of the goal. His effort was blocked by Yann Sommer with a brilliant diving save.

On 64th minute, Casemiro slipped a clever pass through to Vinicius Junior, who moved inside the box and sent a measured shot beyond the keeper and into the bottom right corner.
After VAR’s review, the referee ruled out the goal for offside.
On 87th minute, Rodrygo produced a good strike towards the roof of the net, but the goalkeeper showed great reflexes and dived to keep the effort from hitting the net.

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