Brazil beat Serbia to enter World Cup pre-quarters

Brazil beat Serbia to enter World Cup pre-quarters

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MOSCOW, June 27, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Neymar of Brazil celebrates victory after the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group E match between Brazil and Serbia in Moscow, Russia, June 27, 2018. Brazil won 2-0 and advanced to the round of 16. (Xinhua/Bai Xueqi/IANS)
MOSCOW, June 27, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Aleksandar Mitrovic (R) of Serbia reacts during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group E match between Brazil and Serbia in Moscow, Russia, June 27, 2018. Brazil won 2-0 and advanced to the round of 16. (Xinhua/Wang Yuguo/IANS)
MOSCOW, June 27, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Aleksandar Mitrovic (R) of Serbia reacts during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group E match between Brazil and Serbia in Moscow, Russia, June 27, 2018. Brazil won 2-0 and advanced to the round of 16. (Xinhua/Wang Yuguo/IANS)
MOSCOW, June 27, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Aleksandar Mitrovic (R) of Serbia reacts during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group E match between Brazil and Serbia in Moscow, Russia, June 27, 2018. Brazil won 2-0 and advanced to the round of 16. (Xinhua/Wang Yuguo
MOSCOW, June 27, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Aleksandar Mitrovic (R) of Serbia reacts during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Group E match between Brazil and Serbia in Moscow, Russia, June 27, 2018. Brazil won 2-0 and advanced to the round of 16. (Xinhua/Wang Yuguo
Moscow, June 28 (IANS) Brazil eliminated Serbia with a 2-0 victory as the five-time world champions entered the FIFA World Cup pre-quarterfinals by topping the Group E here on Wednesday.
Goals from Paulinho (36th minute) and Thiago Silva (68th minute) gave the South American powerhouse an easy victory which took their points tally to seven after all the three of their games in the group stage.
Switzerland finished the Group E in the second spot with five points to book a spot in the second round.
Serbia finished third with three points and are eliminated alongside Costa Rica.
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