Another thrilling encounter happened in World Cup 2018 as Switzerland secured a dramatic victory over Serbia on their second group game.
Both sides were eyeing for all three points as they are eager to get themselves into the knock out stage of that tournament.
It was Serbia that got things going as their aggressive attacking display early on was rewarded with a goal from Aleksandar Mitrovic after just five minutes of play.
That early strike triggered positive reaction from Swiss as they pushed forward vigorously in search for an equalizing goal.
The tie turned into an exciting battle as both sides trying hard to score goals, especially Vladimir Petkovic’s men who in dire needs of three points.
The While Eagles were able to hold their slender lead until half time break though as their opponent failed to convert some of their chances during that first 45 minutes period.
After the break, things got even more interesting, especially after Swiss finally got back into the tie through a fine effort from Granit Xhaka on 52 minutes.
Both sides continue their relentless attacking play, but it was Petkovic’s side that finally picked up all three points as Xherdan Shaqiri scored in the 90th minute and pretty much secure the victory for his team.
Source: 1000 Goals.