Granit Xhaka’s stunner and Xherdan Shaqiri’s late winner were the trending topics on Twitter following Switzerland’s 2-1 win over Serbia in their 2018 FIFA World Cup, group E encounter on Tuesday, June 22.
After a 1-1 draw against Brazil in their opener Switzerland aimed for three points against Serbia who beat goalless first half Kolaraov broke the deadlock when he curled in a brilliant free kick beyond Keylor Navas in the 57th minute to give Serbia the lead.
Switzerland have come from behind and taken all three points thanks to Shaqiri’s breakaway goal in the last minute! That didn’t look likely at half-time, when Serbia were leading 1-0 and manifestly superior. Xhaka struck a superb equaliser but Serbia were then denied a clear penalty for a foul on Mitrovic. Chances came and went at both ends. And then Shaqiri showed skill and composure to deliver a dramatic late twist. Serbia will have to beat Brazil in their last match to progress! Switzerland face Costa Rica knowing a draw will be enough for them.