National teams 02 December 2022, 22:06

Breel Embolo scores again and Switzerland are into the Round of 16!

Breel Embolo scores again and Switzerland are into the Round of 16!
Scorer of the equalizing goal before the break, the Monegasque striker was one of the key men as the Nati won against Serbia (3-2), to seal a place in the round of 16.

He’s done it once again in this World Cup! Already having scored in Switzerland’s win against Cameroon (1-0) in the first match, Breel Embolo did it again this Friday against Serbia. In a decisive match for qualification for the round of 16, the Nati striker scored the to make it 2-2 just before half-time with a real striker’s finish.

A match against Portugal in the Round of 16

Alone at the back post to meet a cross from Silvan Widmer, he then only had to push the ball into the back of the net to score his second goal of the competition. It was an extremely important goal since it allows his team to draw level before they would eventually win by the score of 3-2.

This win therefore sealed second place, with six points on the board, level with Brazil, and synonymous with qualification for the round of 16, where they will meet Portugal this Tuesday at 8 p.m.

A clean sweep for our Monegasques!

Breel Embolo and his teammates will now be able to draw inspiration from their last match to reach their first quarterfinal since 1954, having won 1-0 in the Nations League in June.

This qualification by Switzerland also means that all of the Monegasque players have passed through the group stages (Krépin Diatta and Ismail Jakobs with Senegal, Axel Disasi and Youssouf Fofana with France, and Takumi Minamino with Japan). Congratulations Breel!

Rise. Risk. Repeat.