Serbia almost had their second just before the half but Dusko Tosic's diving header from point-blank range skidded off his head to Nemanja Matic who couldn't react fast enough to finish the chance.
Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri are likely to face action from Federation Internationale de Football Association for their celebrations in Switzerland's 2-1 win over Serbia on Friday evening.
Serbia raced out of the blocks, funnelling possession to Southampton winger Dusan Tadic on the right flank, who troubled Switzerland with his crossing all match.
Brazil and Serbia meet in their final game while the Swiss face Costa Rica, already eliminated after losing their first two games.
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Rashford and Loftus-Cheek did exactly that. "I'm going to have my No. 5 John Stones shirt on for the rest of the tournament". Maguire, Stones and Kane, in particular, offer an aerial threat at set-pieces which England believe they can fully exploit.
Switzerland snatched a last-gasp victor against Switzerland on Friday night, Stoke City's Xherdan Shaqiri keeping their dream of qualifying well and truly alive. It has been a dream start for Serbia as they get off to a flyer.
An Aleksandar Mitrovic header forced a smart save from Swiss keeper Yann Sommer after four minutes. The team has a host of experienced and talented players across the pitch and will fancy their chances against a well-matched opposition.
Another interesting consideration is that Group E's opponents in the last 16 - the F section made up of Germany, Mexico, Sweden and South Korea - will play their last games before Brazil et al. line up on Wednesday night. The match is the third one on Day 9 of the FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation.
Switzerland coach Vladimir Petkovic apparently does not want to discuss the issue of tensions linked to Swiss players with Kosovo Albanian heritage ahead of the World Cup match against Serbia.
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So after a highly entertaining match at the Kaliningrad Stadium, here are five things we learned. It is also known as Arena Baltika and is located on Oktyabrsky Island, Kaliningrad, Russia.
Switzerland will be full of confidence after holding World Cup heavyweight Brazil to a draw in Rostov-on-Don. Switzerland's greater energy, combined with Serbia's inability to keep their shape in the latter stages, won the day. The lineups of both the teams will be announced much before the match starts.
Within the first 30 minutes of the match, Seferovic had received just two passes from his teammates; both coming from the centre-backs Fabian Schar and Manuel Akanji, as he failed to link up with the midfield and fashion any real threat on the Serbian goal.
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He added: "Somebody told me a long time ago - they said your book is already set [before the later stages of your career]. The first question is who should the third star be, and which teams are in a position to trade one?