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#WC2018: Switzerland equalizes against Brazil

Sunday, June 17, 2018

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MOSCOW, Russia (AP) — Steven Zuber equalized for Switzerland after heading a corner from Xherdan Shaqiri in the 50th minute at the 2018 World Cup today.

Brazilians players complained that Zuber pushed defender Miranda before the goal but Mexican referee Cesar Ramos dismissed the complaint and the score stands at 1-1.

Starting line-ups for the World Cup Group E match between Brazil and Switzerland in Rostov-on-Don today (1800 GMT kick-off):

Brazil (4-3-3)
Alisson Becker; Danilo, Thiago Silva, Joao Miranda, Marcelo (capt); Paulinho, Casemiro, Philippe Coutinho; Willian, Gabriel Jesus, Neymar
Coach: Tite (BRA)

Switzerland (4-2-3-1)
Yann Sommer; Stephan Lichtsteiner (capt), Manuel Akanji, Fabian Schaer, Ricardo Rodriguez; Valon Behrami, Granit Xhaka; Xherdan Shaqiri, Blerim Dzemaili, Steven Zuber; Haris Seferovic
Coach: Vladimir Petkovic (BIH)
Referee: Cesar Ramos (MEX)

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