Cameroon today played out an exhilarating 3-3 draw against European nation of Serbia as they both secure their first point of the Mundial.
Recall that Cameroon lost its opening game to Switzerland courtesy of Cameroon -born Breel Embolo’s goal.
However, in the 28th minute, N’Koulou got the first touch for Cameroon before the ball went off a Serbian head and into the path of Castelletto, who tucked it home to give his team the lead.
After scoring first, Cameroon conceded two quick goals in the first half and conceded another early in the second half to put scores at 3-1 in favour of the Europeans.
Pavlovic and Savic scored two late goals in the first half to put scores at 2-1 in favour of the Europeans.
Aleksandar Mitrovic scored the third for Serbia in the 58th minute to put scores at 3-1.
Upon introduction in the 68th minute, Vincent Aboubakar, who plays for Saudi Arabian side Al Nassr, caused absolute chaos to the Serbian defense.
His goal is arguably one of the goals of the tournament so far, and it was his work down the right flank that created Cameroon’s third.
Maxim Choupo-Moting scored the third goal for the Central Africans in the 66th minute to put scores at 3-3.
All efforts by both sides to score again in the game didn’t materialize and it ended 3-3 at the end of regulation time.
The result meant that Cameroon and Serbia have a point each and are placed 3rd and fourth respectively on the table, they will look to secure qualification by winning their last group game.
Switzerland will not drop below the second position on the table whether they lose or not to Brazil.
Cameroon play Brazil in their next game of the mundial while Serbia will slug it out with Switzerland.