Casemiro scores late to lift Brazil over Switzerland, into knockout stage

Casimiro lifting his right hand in a celebration gesture

Casemiro celebrates after Brazil's 1-0 victory over Switzerland in World Cup Group G action at Stadium 947 in Doha, Qatar, on 28 November 2022. EFE/EPA/Rungroj Yongrit

Doha, Nov 28 (EFE).- Brazil struggled to break down Switzerland’s well-organized defense for most of their World Cup Group G contest on Monday, but a goal by Casemiro with time winding down in the second half gave his side a 1-0 victory and a berth in the tournament’s knockout stage. With star forward Neymar Jr. … Read more

Real Madrid top Shakhtar; Haaland nets brace in Man City rout

Real Madrid's Vinicius Junior celebrates after scoring a goal against Shakhtar Donetsk during a Champions League match on 5 October 2022 at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in Madrid, Spain. EFE/Rodrigo Jimenez

Madrid, Oct 5 (EFE).- Real Madrid and Manchester City remained perfect in the Champions League with wins in round-robin action on Wednesday, although the Blancos struggled to a narrow 2-1 home victory over Shakhtar Donetsk due to numerous missed scoring opportunities. Carlo Ancelotti’s men wasted little time getting on the scoreboard in that Group F … Read more