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Russia 2018: Stubborn Switzerland Peg Back Favourites Brazil

Russia 2018: Stubborn Switzerland Peg Back Favourites Brazil

Former world champions Brazil were held to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland in their Group E fixture at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Rostov on Sunday.

Coutinho fired favourites Brazil ahead in the 20th minute with a wonderful effort.

The Barcelona man found some space outside the Switzerland box before curling a superb shot into the top corner.

Switzerland stood up to the challenge afterwards with both teams having a share of possession at the end of the first half.

Steven Zuber equalised for  Switzerland from a corner kick five minutes after the break.

Brazil fought hard to find the winning goal but Switzerland stood firm to earn a decisive point in the clash.

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