A banner reading ‘Get Well Soon Pele’ is unfurled in the stands. Here come the players! 18:54, Marc MayoTime for the national anthems... Pele update18:53, Marc MayoPele was diagnosed with a respiratory infection but remains in a stable condition, a medical report showed on Friday. The 82-year will remain hospitalized for the next few days to continue treatment, said the report from hospital Albert Einstein in Sao Paulo, which added that Pele presented a general improvement in health status.
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Cameroon swap Mbekeli on for Ngamaleu. CHANCE BRAZIL! 20:43, Marc Mayo84 mins: Raphinha beats his man and fizzes in a fine cross that Guiamares fires straight at Wooh and the ball spins behind, a great block! 20:42, Marc Mayo83 mins: Poor little clip into the box from Alves at the free kick. Cameroon force the ball back to Ederson and the clock is very much ticking on Brazil making it three wins from three. 20:40, Marc Mayo81 mins: Aboubakar makes Cameroon’s third absolute stonewall cynical challenge of the night, hauling down Martinelli for a booking just on the edge of the box.
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Onana said: “I have put all my efforts and energy into finding solutions to a situation that a footballer often experiences, but there has been no will on the other side. “Some moments are difficult to assimilate. However, I always respect and support the decisions of the people in charge of pursuing the success of our team and country. “I extend all my strength to my team-mates because we demonstrated that we are capable of going very far in this competition.
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There is quite a large tribute to the Brazilian icon inside the stadium. (REUTERS)Who wins the most colourful fans award? 18:51, Marc MayoThe Cameroon faithful are certainly outnumbered tonight but still in fine voice! Countdown to kick-off18:47, Marc MayoCan Brazil become the first and only team to win all three group games at the World Cup in Qatar? If they fail, Cameroon suddenly have a shot at qualifying... (AFP via Getty Images)A big night in Group G18:43, Marc MayoIt’s not just Cameroon vs Brazil taking place in this finale, we also have Serbia vs Switzerland to think about... You can follow the game live here! A repeat of this for the Lions? 18:39, Marc MayoThe only time Cameroon beat Brazil, it came courtesy of this Samuel Eto’o worldie at the 2003 Confederation Cup. No Onana for Cameroon18:34, Marc MayoFor the second game in a row, Cameroon must do without Andre Onana. Coach Rigobert Song decided to suspend the goalkeeper from his World Cup squad amid a falling out in the build-up to the Serbia draw.
Brazil are focusing their efforts on the booked left-back Tolo, through Antony, which means we’ve not seen much of Arsenal’s Martinelli as of yet. (PA)19:10, Marc Mayo10 mins: Once again, not a hugely dynamic start from a Brazil side that has flown under the radar in terms of its defensive prowess. Tite has clearly identified balance and stability as a key component to any world champion - which is no mean feat given his attacking talent is substantial. 19:07, Marc Mayo7 mins: Now a yellow card for Militao! Jeers as he lands a stud on Anguissa’s ankle competing for a bouncing ball. Ismail Elfath stamping his authority early on.
The Lions will be happy with their work to this point at least, with it still goalless in Serbia vs Switzerland - meaning, technically, they are one goal away from qualifying for the last-16... CHANCE BRAZIL! 19:14, Marc Mayo14 mins: There he is! Stunning ball from Fred into the box and Martinelli directs a good header towards goal that Epassy tips over! 19:13, Marc Mayo13 mins: We already have a Mexican wave around Lusail Stadium.
”Countdown to kick-off18:29, Marc MayoThe warm-ups are underway in Lusail as Brazil and Cameroon prepare for kick-off. The game is scheduled to begin about half an hour from now. (Getty Images)Tonight’s venue18:23, Marc MayoLusail Iconic Stadium hosts Brazil once again tonight, following their 2-0 win over Serbia to kick off their tournament.
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