A late goal from Casemiro has put Brazil into the knock-out stages of the World Cup, securing a 1-0 win against a dogged Switzerland side in the World Cup.
Brazil win as Casemiro breaks Swiss block
Casemiro has proved to be Brazil’s unlikely hero after they struggled to cope with the absence of Neymar against a stubborn Swiss side in Doha.
The Manchester United midfielder scored in the 83rd minute of the group G match to send the five-times winners into the knock-out stages of the World Cup.
Casemiro’s volley, though sweetly struck, took a slight deflection of the backside of Manchester City’s Manuel Akanji.
It was the slice of fortune Brazil needed to beat Yann Sommer and join France as the first two sides confirmed in the last 16.