FIFA World Cup: Brazil defeats Serbia in a valiant victory thanks to Richarlisons' brace.

Brazil beat Serbia 2-0 in their first World Cup match at the Lusail Stadium . Richarlison scores a second-half brace to give Brazil the lead .

Richarlison's second-half brace, as well as a stunning overhead scissor kick, earned tournament favorites Brazil a 2-0 win over Serbia in their first World Cup match at the Lusail Stadium on Thursday.The five-time champions had toiled at times in the first half, but they adapted after the break, when Tottenham Hotspur striker Richarlison followed in to score the opener in the 62nd minute when a Vinicius Junior shot was saved.Despite being 21st in the FIFA rankings, Brazil could have found their stride in the first round of matches, scoring just two goals before being denied by goalkeeper Vanja Milinkovic-Savic, who had been struggling with injury.AcrobaticSerbia may have taken this chance by playing at the Lusail Stadium, where the fans were scattered, including a video of the day.

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