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FIFA World Cup 2022, Day 5: Portugal come out on top, Brazil emerge winners, Uruguay settle for draw

Portugal defeated Ghana with a scoreline of 3-2 on Friday.

FIFA World Cup 2022, Day 5: Portugal come out on top, Brazil emerge winners, Uruguay settle for draw

The FIFA World Cup 2022 kicked off on November 20 with Qatar falling short in their campaign opener against Ecuador with a scoreline of 0-2. The tournament is witnessing a turnaround with teams defeating top-ranked nations and the first instance came when Saudi Arabia stunned Argentina with a scoreline of 2-1.

As things stand, Day 5 of the FIFA World Cup 2022, November 24, Friday, witnessed four matches, with Ghana giving a nightmare to Portugal as they almost clinched a win, although it was the latter who came out on top in the end, eventually taking home the much-needed 3 points. 

Let us take a look at Day 5 round-up:

1) Switzerland vs Cameroon

Switzerland and Cameroon locked horns in the Group G match on Friday and it was the former who came out on top in the end as they clinched the three points with a scoreline of 1-0, making it to the top of the group and eventually becoming the favourites to make it to the next round. 

2) Uruguay vs South Korea

Uruguay and South Korea squared off in the second match and eventually match ended in a draw, with both teams failing to get off to a mark. With both teams taking one point apiece home, it remains to be seen if either of the teams could make it through to the next round. 

3) Portugal vs Ghana

The third match of the hectic day between Portugal and Ghana became the talk of the town as Ghana almost pulled off another upset in the FIFA World Cup 2022. For the unversed, it was the legendary player Cristiano Ronaldo who gave the initial lead for the team while André Ayew matched the lead for Ghana. However, Portugal managed to emerge winners and took home the 3 points. 

4) Brazil vs Serbia

Brazil and Serbia competed against each other in the final clash of the day and it was Richarlison de Andrade, the 25-year-old Brazilian forward, who stood for the team by grabbing a brace after scoring goals in the 62nd and 73rd minute respectively. 

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