Breel Embolo scored against the country of his birth as Switzerland defeated Cameroon 1-0 to make a winning start to their World Cup campaign on Thursday. Embolo struck three minutes into the second half at Al Janoub Stadium as Switzerland secured a vital three points in a group that includes tournament favourites Brazil and Serbia. […]
Japan came back to score twice in a 2-1 dramatic win over Germany. Germany took full advantage of a Japan transgression, as midfielder Ilkay Gundogan punched in the penalty kick. After a VAR decision, forward Kai Havertz’s goal was ruled onside for Germany, who took a 1-0 lead into halftime.