Embolo’s goal was enough to separate the two teams in a tightly contested match at the Al Janoub Stadium.
Switzerland continued their run of unbeaten World Cup debut in their last five encounters on football’s biggest stage as they edged past a vibrant Cameroon side in their Group G game.
Cameroon-born forward Briel Embolo scored the winning goal for his adopted home in the first half after winger Xherdan Shaqiri fired a precise ball across the box.
It was a close game, in which Eric Choupo-Moting of Cameroon caused the Swiss defense problems.
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