"Matches of the day - 28 November"
By cy.Reporter, 28 November, 2022
Cameroon-Serbia, seventh group, second matchday, stadium: "Al Janoub", 12:00, referee: Mohamed Abdullah, RIK
Cameroon: Last chance
They may have been beaten 1-0 by Switzerland, but Cameroon's picture was not bad. So everyone in Cameroon is fixated on today's clash with Serbia, as it may be the last chance to keep some hopes of qualification alive. In competitive matters, Enmencha will miss the tournament.
Serbia: They only want victory
Against Brazil, things did not go as expected in Serbia. So they only want a win today against Cameroon to keep their hopes of qualification alive. In terms of competition, all footballers are available and there are no injury problems.
Cameroon: 4-4-2 Goal: Onana, Defenders: Fay, Castelletto, Nkulu, Tolo, Midfielders: Ima, Angisa, Guet, Ekabi, Forwards: Tsoupo-Moting, Abubakar
Serbia: 3-4-1-2: Goal: Savic, Defenders: Milenkovic, Velikovic, Pavlovic Midfielders: Živkovic, Lukic, Milinkovic-Savic, Kostic, Midfielder: Tadic, Forwards: Vlahovic, Mitrovic
· There have been fewer than 2.5 goals scored in Cameroon's last five matches.
· In three of Cameroon's last five matches, the same team has scored
· There have been over 2.5 goals scored in three of Serbia's last five matches.
South Korea-Ghana, eighth group, second match day, stadium: "University", referee: Anthony Taylor, 15:00, RIK
South Korea: It's time to win
After the positive result against Uruguay, South Korea will need a win against Ghana in order to be on course for qualification, as they face a difficult match against Portugal. In competitive matters, defender Kim Min-jae will logically be left out with Kwon more likely to replace him.
Ghana: He wants a positive result
They may have been defeated by Portugal with 3-2, but the picture at the end of the match leaves room for optimism in view of the continuation and today in Ghana they want the victory. In terms of competition, there are no absences ahead of today's match.
Ghana: 3-5-2: Goal: Ziggy, defenders: Amartey, Dzikou, Salisu, midfielders: Seydou, Bartey, Samed, Kundous, Baba, forwards: Ayew, Williams
South Korea: 4-1-2-3: Goal: Gyu, defenders: Hwan, Yae, Gwon, Soo, staff: Jung, midfielders: In-Beom, Yae-Sung, forwards: Ho, Ui-Jo, Heung-Min
· There have been over 2.5 goals scored in two of Korea's last five matches
· In four of South Korea's last five meetings, only one of the two teams has scored.
· There have been over 2.5 goals scored in two of Ghana's last five matches out of five.
Brazil-Switzerland, seventh group, second matchday, stadium: "974", 18:00, referee: Ivan Cisneros, RIK
Brazil: To secure qualification
After a 2-0 opener against Serbia, Brazil need one more win to secure qualification and become clear favorites for the top spot. In terms of competition, there are plenty of problems for Tite as Neymar will be sidelined through injury, Alisson, Paqueta and Anthony have all missed training due to a virus but will likely make it.
Switzerland: Wants a positive result
After the victory over Cameroon, Switzerland got off to a great start but fell short with their performance. However, with Brazil things will be different as the Seleção are among the favorites of the competition. In the competitive matters, there are no injury problems and all players are available.
Brazil: 4-2-3-1: Goal: Alisson, defenders: Militao, Silva, Marquinhos, Telles, midfielders: Fred, Casemiro, midfielders: Rafinha, Paquetas, Vinicius, forwards: Richarlison
Switzerland: 4-2-3-1: Goal: Sommer, defenders: Widmer, Akanji, Elwendi, Rodriguez, midfielders: Frollier, Xhaka, midfielders: Shaqiri, Shaw, Rieder, striker: Embolo
· Brazil have only won their last five games in all competitions
· There have been over 2.5 goals scored in three of Brazil's last five games
· There have been over 2.5 goals scored in three of Switzerland's last five games.
Portugal-Uruguay, eighth group, second matchday, stadium: "Lusail", 21:00, referee: Alireza Fagani, RIK
Portugal: Another win
After the opener win against Ghana, Portugal need one more win this time against Uruguay to become the absolute favorites for the top spot in the group, as Uruguay are considered the second strongest team in the group. In terms of competition, Danilo will be absent and his place in defense will be taken by Pepe.
Uruguay: Wants the first victory
After a scoreless draw in the opener against South Korea, Uruguay need a win to increase or maintain their chances of qualification. In competitive matters there are no major injury problems apart from centre-back Araujo who will be ready if Uruguay qualify for the knockout stage.
Portugal: 4-3-3: Goal: Diego Costa, defenders: Dalo, Dias, Pepe, Guerrero, midfielders: Bernardo Silva, William Carvalho, Neves, forwards: Bruno Fernandes, Cristiano Ronaldo, Joao Felix
Uruguay: Rosette, defenders: Caceres, Godin, Jimenez, midfielders: Varela, Valverde, Bedacur, Vecino, Olivera, forwards Suarez, Nunez
· There have been more than 2.5 goals scored in three of Portugal's last five matches
· In four of Portugal's last five matches, just one team has scored.
· There have been fewer than 2.5 goals scored in four of Uruguay's last five matches.