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Doha: In Cameroon's 1-0 victory over Brazil at the World Cup on Friday, Vincent Aboubakar scored a header two minutes into stoppage time. Despite the result, the five-time champions were still able to win their group and advance while the Africans were eliminated.
Aboubakar was then dismissed after receiving a second yellow card for removing his shirt while celebrating.
Brazil will play South Korea in the round of 16, having previously advanced to the knockout round with victories over Serbia and Switzerland, Associated Press reported.
Brazil and Switzerland both had six points in the end, but the South Americans had a greater goal differential. Also making progress, the Swiss will take on Portugal. Serbia finished with one point, while Cameroon had four.
Nearly all of Coach Tite's usual starters were rested, and he made 10 changes from the team that defeated Switzerland on Monday.
While Neymar was still sidelined due to injury, the star forward joined his teammates at Lusail Stadium to watch the game.