An apologetic Breel Embolo scored the winner towards his native nation to present Switzerland a 1-Zero win over Cameroon of their World Cup Group G match on the Al Janoub Stadium on Thursday.
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Embolo swept residence a low Xherdan Shaqiri cross after 48 minutes, then stood nonetheless with a tragic scowl on his face as his team-mates celebrated round him. The 25-year-old was born in Yaounde however grew up in Basel.
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Cameroon have been the higher facet within the first half and will have had the lead as Karl Toko Ekambi, Eric-Maxim Choupo-Moting and Martin Hongla missed good probabilities towards a lackluster Swiss facet who struggled to get out of the primary velocity.
However the Swiss have been a lot improved within the second interval and took the lead by means of Embolo’s well-worked objective. Ruben Vargas missed a great opportunity to attain a second however was denied by goalkeeper Andre Onana as Cameroon ran out of steam.
Switzerland face Brazil of their subsequent sport, whereas Cameroon flip their consideration to Serbia, who face the five-time world champions right now.