Switzerland Holds Brazil to 1×1 Draw in World Cup

A brilliant first-half goal from Philippe Coutinho was negated by Steven Zuber's controversial header as Brazil kicked off their 2018 World Cup campaign with a disappointing 1-1 draw against Switzerland.

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After a four-year wait, tournament favorites Brazil began their 2018 World Cup campaign in disappointing fashion yesterday (June 17th) as the Seleção drew 1-1 with Switzerland in a physical match at Rostov-On-Don in Russia.

Brazil entered the tournament in search of redemption after the club's embarrassing 7-1 loss to Germany on home soil in the semifinals of the 2014 . . .

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