World Cup 2022 toppers: Richarlison puts Brazil ahead against Serbia, 2-0

The FIFA World Cup 2022 continues on Thursday with Brazil v Serbia in full swing at Qatar’s Lusail Stadium with Group G points up for grabs, and we’ve got you covered with all the action from start to finish on FOX!

Previously, Portugal narrowly defeated Ghana 3-2 to take three points in Group H. Elsewhere Switzerland earned three points in Group G after beating Cameroon1-0 while Uruguay and South Korea battled for a scoreless draw in the second game of the day. Both teams took one point in Group H for their efforts.

You can watch this game and every game of the tournament on the FOX Sports family of networks – the official English-language broadcast partner of the tournament in the US – and the FOX Sports app and FOXSports.com. You can also stream full match replays for free on Tubi.

Here are the best plays!

Brazil vs. Serbia

7′: See yellow

Serbia picked up a yellow card early in this match as Strahinja Pavlović tangled with Neymar.

13′: What could have been

Brazil was this close to take the lead, but Neymar’s shot was narrowly cleared by Vanja Milinković-Savić.

It remained scoreless in the first half.

45′: Almost there

Again Brazil had a chance to take the lead, but his efforts fell just short as the second half got under way.

52′: Take one for the team

Pavlović engineered a crucial tackle into the penalty area for Serbia to prevent Brazil from scoring. This came just minutes after teammate Nemanja Gudelj was shown a yellow card in the 49th minute, Serbia’s second of the match.

59′: Off the post

Brazil kept beating and Alex Sandro nearly batted in one. His efforts, however, fell short.

62′: Goal!

With momentum on the Brazil side, Richarlison scored the first goal of the game in the 62nd minute.

Richarlison scores to give Brazil the lead vs. Serbia

Richarlison scores to give Brazil the lead vs.  Serbia

In the opener of the World Cup in Brazil, Richarlison scored to give Brazil an advantage over Serbia.

73′: Goal of the tournament!

Richarlison, assisted by Vinícius Júnior, scored his second goal of the day shortly afterwards to put Brazil ahead 2-0. Richarlison’s acrobatics thrilled Brazilian fans.

Richarlison puts Brazil 2-0 ahead with an acrobatic goal in 73 minutes

Richarlison puts Brazil 2-0 ahead with an acrobatic goal in 73 minutes

Richarlison scores a goal vs. Serbia in the 73′ in the 2022 FIFA Men’s World Cup.

80′: Injury warning

Antony replaced Neymar due to injury around the 80th minute.

Meanwhile, Brazil continued to pressure Serbia.

Stay tuned for updates!

PREGAME:

Set up the stage

Group G was back in the forefront on Thursday, as the number 1 team in the world took to the field. Brazil is 73-18-18 all-time in the World Cup and has more tournaments than any other country (22), including this year.

The selection have arguably the most talented roster of the tournament this year, headlined by Paris Saint-Germain superstar NeymarWho is one of FOX Bet’s favorites to win this year’s Golden Boot.

In the hunt

On the other hand, Serbia is 18-20-8 all-time at the World Cup (including participating as Yugoslavia). Thursday’s game marked the team’s 13th tournament appearance and second in a row.

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