DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Switzerland’s loss made its upcoming World Cup rematch all the more enticing, and with a lot more on the line. Ever since the match schedule was made in April, the Group G game between Switzerland and Serbia has been one to keep an eye on. Not just because of the talented players on both teams, but because of the political tensions they brought on the field when they met at the last World Cup. Four years ago in Russia, Switzerland captain Granit Xhaka celebrated his goal again
The World Cup 2022 group stages have heated up on day nine as nations scramble for a spot in the last 16. Ghana defeated South Korea 2-3, while Brazil came up tops against Switzerland with 1-0 at the final whistle. All eyes will now be fixed on Tuesday (29 November) for the final group stage fixtures.
LUSAIL, Qatar (AP) — A protester ran onto the field Monday carrying a rainbow flag and wearing a blue Superman T-shirt that said “SAVE UKRAINE” on the front and “RESPECT FOR IRANIAN WOMAN” on the back during a World Cup match between Portugal and Uruguay. Security officials chased the protester down and the flag was dropped on the field before the person was escorted away. The referee then picked up the flag and left it on the sideline, where it stayed for a few moments before a worker came and