Today a total of 3 matches were held of the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018.The match wise highlights are appended below.

World Cup 2018: Day 3 – Matches – Summary & Highlights

FIFA World Cup 2018 – M9: Costa Rica Vs Serbia 0-1

Highlights:

WC ’18 – Match 9: Costa Rica Vs Serbia

Result: 0-1

Goal Scorers:

  • Serbia: Aleksandar Kolarov 56′

Highlights:

  • Costa Rica briefly threatened to score in the 1st half against Serbia but couldn’t muster up a goal.
  • Serbia also couldn’t score the opening goal and the score at the end of 1st half was 0 – 0.

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  • Both teams regrouped and planned to come back strong in the 2nd half.
  • After the break, the 2nd half went underway and at the 56th minute Costa Rica’s David Guzman got a yellow card and Serbia was awarded a free-kick.
  • Subsequently, Serbia’s free-kick specialist, Kolarov took the shot and scored a stunning goal as he bent the ball into the top corner in the nets.

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  • Serbia were now leading by 1 – 0. Various substitutions were made after this goal as Costa Rica searched for an equalizer.
  • But, despite several chances and 8 minutes being awarded in the 2nd halves injury time, Costa Rica couldn’t score and Serbia won their opening World Cup 2018 match.

FIFA World Cup 2018 – M10: Germany Vs Mexico 0-1

Highlights:

WC ’18 – Match 10: Germany Vs Mexico 0-1

Result: 0-1

Goal Scorers:

  • Mexico: Hirving Lozano 35’

Highlights:

  • The defending champions of this World Cup, Germany started off their campaign against Mexico as the clear favorites to win this match.
  • But, the Mexican team stunned the Germans as Hirving Lozano struck at the 35th minute to put his team in the lead.

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  • Germany’s strikers began to take their shots in order to equalize but they were completely blocked by the Mexicans who were constantly blocking off their attacks.
  • At the end of 1st half Mexico were ahead by 1-0.
  • The 2nd half went underway and Germany continued to dominate the possession and shots at the goal.
  • But, none of it was helping as Mexico stood like a wall before them.

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  • With only several minutes of play left, Germany strikers intensified their attacks but couldn’t score.
  • And, this is how the defending champions of World Cup 2018 lost their opening match against the underdogs; Mexico.

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FIFA World Cup 2018 – M11: Brazil Vs Switzerland 1-0

Highlights:

WC ’18 – Match 11: Brazil Vs Switzerland

Result: 1-0

Goal Scorers:

  • Brazil: Phillipe Coutinho 20′
  • Switzerland: Steven Ruben 50′

Highlights:

  • One of this year’s World Cup favourites, Brazil started their campaign with a goal in the 1st half; courtesy Phillipe Coutinho.

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  • Despite getting close, Switzerland did not manage to equalise the score and the 2nd half ended with Brazil in the lead.
  • But, in the 2nd half, Switzerland converted their chances as Shaqiri’s powerful cross was headed into the goal by mid-fielder, Steven Zuber.


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  • The scores were now equal. Brazil needed a tie-breaker to win, but they wasted most of their chances as Switzerland forced them to draw this match.

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