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Brazil Advances At World Cup With 1-0 Win Over Switzerland

Switzerland's Fabian Rieder, left, and Switzerland's Remo Freuler challenge Brazil's Rodrygo during the World Cup group G soccer match between Brazil and Switzerland, at the Stadium 974 in Doha, Qatar, Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Switzerland's Fabian Rieder, left, and Switzerland's Remo Freuler challenge Brazil's Rodrygo during the World Cup group G soccer match between Brazil and Switzerland, at the Stadium 974 in Doha, Qatar, Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
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Doha, Qatar (AP) -- Struggling and unconvincing without Neymar on the field, Brazil still played well enough to secure a spot in the next round of the World Cup.

The five-time champions overcame the absence of their injured star to beat Switzerland 1-0 with a late goal Monday and make it to the round of 16 with a match to spare in Group G.