Today a total of 4 matches were held of the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018.The match wise highlights are appended below.

World Cup 2018: Day 13 – Matches – Summary & Highlights

FIFA World Cup 2018 – M41: Germany Vs South Korea (0-2)

WC ’18 – Match 41: Germany Vs South Korea

Result: 0 – 2

Goal Scorers:

  • South Korea: Kim Young-gwon 90+2′ , Son Heung-min 90+6′

Highlights:

  • In the decisive match against South Korea, Germans displayed their worst performance of this World Cup 2018 as they were knocked out of the World Cup.
  • In the 1st half, unsurprisingly Germany dominated the possession but South Korea remained pretty adamant in their defense.
  • On the other hand, South Korea also couldn’t score any goals as the 1st ended with the scoreboard being 0 – 0.

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  • The same story repeated itself in the 2nd half of the match as Germans were constantly failing to score a single goal.
  • The match came in its last moments and even then Germany were unable to score. On the contrary, South Korea didn’t waste this opportunity.
  • As, Kim Young Gwon and Song Heung struck in a periodic fashion to knock out the defending champions, Germany out of the FIFA World Cup 2018.

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FIFA World Cup 2018 – M42: Sweden Vs Mexico (3-0)

WC ’18 – Match 42: Sweden Vs Mexico

Result: 3 – 0

Goal Scorers:

  • Sweden: Ludwig Augustinsson 50′ , Andreas Granqvist 62′ (P) , Edson Alvarez 74′ (OG)

Highlights:

  • In a dramatic turn of events, Sweden ended Mexico’s winning streak to qualify for the next round as Germany was knocked out by South Korea.
  • The first half of this match experienced a total of 19 shots which is the most in this World Cup 2018 so far.
  • However, despite these attempts no goals were scored in the 1st half as it ended with the score being 0 – 0.
  • In the 2nd, half, Ludwig Augustinsson put Sweden in the lead with a superb left foot volley.

  • This lead was doubled at the 50th minute by Andreas Granqvist who scored a successful penalty to make it 2 – 0.
  • Things didn’t get better for Mexico as 12 minutes later, Edson Alvarez scored an own goal making it 3 – 0.
  • Mexico tried to score a consolation goal but Sweden’s defense was too good for them as they lost the match and Sweden qualified in the next round.

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FIFA World Cup 2018 – M43: Switzerland Vs Costa Rica (2-2)

WC ’18 – Match 43: Switzerland Vs Costa Rica

Result: 2 – 2

Goal Scorers:

  • Costa Rica: Blerim Dzemaili 31′ , Josip Drmic 88′
  • Switzerland: Kendall Waston 56′, Yann Sommer 90’+3′ (OG)

Highlights:

  • Switzerland were favorites to win this match as Costa Rica previous record being win less against a European side in the World Cup.
  • In the 1st half of the match, Switzerland took the lead as Blerim Dzemaili who struck the ball cleanly into the nets to make it 1 – 0.

  • Costa Rica couldn’t equalize as the 1st half ended with Switzerland in the lead.
  • 6 minutes into the 2nd half, Kendall Watson’s brilliant header equalized the scoreboard and the score was now 1 – 1.
  • But, Switzerland didn’t lose hope and Josip Drmic scored at the 88th minute to put his team back in the lead.

  • Switzerland would have won this match, but their luck ran out as their goal keeper conceded an own goal and the match ended in a draw.

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FIFA World Cup 2018 – M44: Brazil Vs Serbia (2-0)

WC ’18 – Match 44: Brazil Vs Serbia

Result: 2 – 0

Goal Scorers:

  • Brazil: Paulinho 36′ , Thiago Silva 68′

Highlights:

  • Brazil remained unbeaten in their group matches as they won their last match against Serbia to advance into the next round.
  • Paulinho put Serbia in the lead with a beautiful one touch to make 1 – 0.
  • Serbia couldn’t score in the 1st half as it ended with Brazil in the lead.
  • The 2nd half was the same story as Thiago Silva struck a beautiful header to net the ball into the goal post and double Brazil’s lead.

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  • Brazil dominated possession and didn’t allow Serbia to score a single goal as Serbia ended their World Cup campaign with a loss.

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