Switzerland, 2-2 winners over Costa Rica finished second and will now face Denmark, who overhauled Mexico at the top of Group F on goal difference having crushed the North Americans 3-0.
He also toiled tirelessly in midfield as the five-time world champions produced a reassuring performance.
No one would be surprised if they beat the Balkan team and they only need to gain one point to guarantee a place in the knockout stage. Brazil started the game with a sense of urgency and looked a lot more enterprising than they did against Switzerland and Costa Rica.
Brazil had an early setback when left back Marcelo was substituted in the 10th minute, limping off the field.
Erdogan wins Turkey presidential polls
How was the election conducted? Turnout in Sunday's polls was around 87 per cent, according to the state-run Anadolu Agency. Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been elected as the first executive president of Turkey under the new presidential system.
Repatriation of US War Remains Likely to Come Next Week
The president said at the cabinet meeting that "they've already sent back, or are in the process of sending back, the remains". The transfer of remains is usually done in a somber, formal ceremony, and that is what officials said was being planned.
Paulinho made up for Brazil's faulty finishing in the 36th minute - the marauding midfielder latching onto a perfectly-lobbed Philippe Coutinho pass before poking past a charging Stojkovic and giving Brazil an earned advantage.
A second goal demoralised Serbia as Brazil regained their fluency, the influential Coutinho seeing a fine shot deflected narrowly wide and Stojkovic twice denying an onrushing Neymar, as they closed out the win with relative ease. Serbia ended in third place on three points and are eliminated along with Costa Rica.
Serbia pushed for an equaliser but lacked the cutting edge and were caught by a classic suck-punch when Thiago Silva headed home powerfully from an outswinging Neymar corner on 68 minutes.
The crowd had to wait until the 25th minute for the first attempt at goal, as Neymar collected the ball from Gabriel Jesus inside the area on the left and tested Vladimir Stojkovic with an angled shot that the keeper palmed away.
A draw will just be enough for the Selacao to book the last round of 16 but they were not ready to take any chances.
He said in the pre-match presser. "It was lovely , perfect", Tite said of Brazil's second-half display. "If we took out everybody who was criticised in the last World Cup there would be nobody playing".
He said told his followers: "If Erdogan wins, your phones will continue to be listened to, fear will continue to reign". Six candidates are running for president and eight parties have fielded candidates for 600 parliamentary seats.
Seehofer argued that as the interior minister he has the right to implement such measures, even if the chancellor opposes them. Seehofer's ultimatum has become one of the biggest challenges to Merkel's authority since she took power almost 13 years ago.
That previous high-scoring affair turned out well, too, with England beating Germany 4-2 to win its only World Cup title. England face Belgium in their final group game on Thursday to decide who will be finishing first and second in Group H.
Commenting on the announcement, Spokesman for the UN Secretary-General Stephane Dujarric expressed regret about the USA move. Why has the USA chose to quit? The decision, though, became another point of criticism targeting the Trump administration.
James was able to lead the Cavaliers to the Finals for the fourth straight season despite only having the fourth seed in the East. To watch the 2018 NBA Awards - which will take place at the Barker Hangar in Los Angeles - live, tune in to TNT at 9 p.m.
Although no one can no for sure, I have my doubts that Japan would have won its opener had it not been for the red card. It was not a problem he had four minutes later when he laid on a sweet backheel that Inui struck off the crossbar.
Later in the first half, striker Paolo Guerrero outsmarted Samuel Umtiti in the penalty area but fired his shot at Lloris's legs. Peru only lost 1-0 to Denmark in their opening match last weekend and can count themselves unfortunate to lose against France.
He is also just the second African player to register two goals in two World Cup matches since Cameroon's Roger Milla in 1990. They're going to defend, and they're going to do it as a team for the entire game.
Netanyahu has been able to rally his base by presenting himself as the victim of a politically motivated witch hunt. The charges, which are referred to as "Meals-Ordering Affair", are denied by Sara Netanyahu on various occasions.
However, they face a revolt by pro-EU Tory MPs determined to retain as numerous changes as possible in the legislation. That said, while the government may have won the battle on customs, the war is still to come.
Iran says it can handle fresh sanctions amid unrest reports
In January 2012, Iran agreed to accept India's local currency, the rupee, to settle almost half of its sales to India. Noting that America's allies are aware of its concern, the official claimed these countries want to work with the US.
Joe Jackson dead at 89
Jackson had been ailing for months, but took a turn for the worse in the past two weeks according to sources close to the family. Jackson, who was the father of Michael , Janet , and their eight siblings, was the driving force behind the Jackson 5 .
Salah apologises to Egypt fans
Mohamed Salah scores Egpyt's goal against Saudia Arabia at Volgograd Arena on June 25, 2018. Mohamed Salah put aside his highly publicized troubles to score another World Cup goal .
World Cup Fans Clean Up After Themselves
"But their fans instead of celebrating minutes after the game are responsible for cleaning their sector before leaving #Respect". Senegal's fans were not the only ones winning praise on social media for their sense of social responsibility.
Late Kroos victor for Germany sets football world alight
If Mexico and South Korea both win, Mexico would win the group and every other team would be tied with three points. If Korea is miraculously to advance to the next stage, it must beat Germany and hope that Mexico beats Sweden.
Apple reportedly plans high-end AirPods, new HomePod for 2019
As for the new over-ear headphones, Apple is supposedly aiming to compete with expensive models put out by Bose and Sennheiser. On top of the upgraded AirPods, Apple is reportedly planning to bolster its audio portfolio with two more product additions.
Italy refuses port to migrant rescue ship
If that fails, he has vowed to order border police to turn back migrants, which means many will likely have to return to Italy . The ship arrived in Spain on Sunday along with two Italian ships, which were sent to ease the overcrowding on the Aquarius.
UK's May defeats Brexit rebels, but divisions still reign
It also notes there is a parliamentary convention that time is made available to debate motions tabled by MPs on important issues. But Number 10 said ministers were confident of formulating a motion which John Bercow will rule is unamendable.
Russia, Saudi Arabia Extend Oil Partnership Indefinitely
It appears that OPEC could increase production, and if they do that will bring a lot more supply onto the marketplace. These numbers suggest that United States and handful of other non-OPEC countries will more than meet global demand.
Rapper XXXTentacion Dead at 20 - Did He Predict His Own Death?
Following the shocking news, XXXTentacion's friends and fellow musicians took to social media to pay tribute to the young rapper. Cole had similarly kind words, calling him an "enormous talent" and saying he had a "strong desire to be a better person".
4 talking points from Trent Bridge
Moeen was among those who got little or no chance to join in the fun as batsmen. Hales showed tremendous power but also nice placement and shot selection.