FIFA World Cup in Qatar, Day 5: Live updates, scores, news, results, Switzerland vs Cameroon, Uruguay vs South Korea, Portugal vs Ghana, Brazil vs Serbia

The World Cup rolls on with upsets stealing the limelight in the early going of the opening group stage games.

Germany joined Argentina as a shock first-up loser when it fell to Japan 2-1 early on Thursday morning.

But Spain made no mistakes, pumping seven goals past Costa Rica to record their biggest ever World Cup win.

A pre-tournament favorite takes to the pitch on day 5 with some highly-fancied outsiders also in action to show off their credentials.

Read on to see how all the matches of Day 4 play out in Qatar.

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8.50pm (AEDT) – FIFA’s hypocrisy laid bare

FIFA have opened disciplinary proceedings against Ecuadorian fans after a section was allegedly heard singing homophobic songs against Chile during the World Cup opener.

The move while clearly the correct path of action to stamp out any such behavior from fans, it’s hard not to spot the hypocrisy in it all.

Several captains were expected to don one love armbands throughout the World Cup, but those attempts were squashed when they were threatened with yellow cards if they did so.

Football commentator Simon Hill couldn’t help but point out the hypocrisy in it all.

8.10pm (AEDT) – Canada coach’s expletive-laden speech

Canada fell to Belgium in their World Cup opener, but the impressive outing against the second ranked FIFA nation left coach John Hardman inspired.

Playing in their first World Cup in 36 years, the Canadians fell 1-0 to the European powerhouse but dominated play, finishing with 21 shots on goal compared to nine and had the upper hand in the territory battle.

Hardman was so impressed he gathered his troops on the pitch after the final whistle and delivered a rousing speech, reportedly saying: “I just told them they belong here. And we’re going to go and ‘F’ Croatia next. It’s as simple as that.”

Herdman said he could not fault Canada’s endeavor but conceded they had missed a chance to add to the growing list of early upsets in Qatar.

“I’m proud of the performance,” Herdman said.

“But you need to take three points in your first game. We had an opportunity tonight to be top of the group, that was the mission, and we missed it.

“But I’m proud of the performance. These lads showed that they can live on this stage and I think they made the fans proud and made them feel that they belong here.”

Originally published as FIFA World Cup in Qatar, Day 5 live: Swiss vs Cameroon

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