Swiss beat Serbia in thriller to reach round of 16

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Switzerland powered past Serbia 3-2 successful their last World Cup Group G lucifer connected Friday to beforehand to the circular of16 for the 3rd consecutive time.

The triumph sealed 2nd spot successful the radical with six points, level with radical winners Brazil, and the Swiss volition adjacent look Portugal for a spot successful the quarterfinals.

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Switzerland took the pb done Xherdan Shaqiri's deflected changeable successful the 20th minute, making the winger nicknamed 'the pouch rocket' the archetypal subordinate from his state to people astatine 3 World Cups.

Their joyousness lone lasted six minutes with Serbia, needing a triumph to person immoderate accidental of progressing, scoring doubly done Aleksandar Mitrovic and Dusan Vlahovic to crook the crippled around.

But Switzerland responded with a 2 goals either broadside of the interruption from Breel Embolo and Remo Freuler to prolong their enactment successful Qatar portion eliminating the Serbs.

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