Everton forward Richarlison scored a brace as Brazil advanced to the next round of the Olympics after beating Saudi Arabia 1-3, MySportDab reports.
First Half Report
One goal each from both Countries as they played an evenly balanced first half which was filled with entertaining moments of football.
It took Brazil 14 minutes to score the opener as Matheus Cunha converted neatly after a great play from the Samba Boyz ensuring they took an early 0-1 lead in the game.
Saudi Arabia did well enough as they quickly leveled things back 1-1 in the 27th minute with a beauty from Abdulelah Al Amri who made sure he scored with ease.
The game carried on with the Brazilians dominating and making sure they are able to make it count as the opportunities kept on coming in numbers but no goal.
It ended in the first half with Saudi Arabia 1-1 Brazil as they both headed for the break with both countries settling for a draw scoreline.
Second Half Report
The second half was much better in terms of goals being scored, and it was also a one-sided affair all through as the Arabs couldn’t make anything happen.
Saudi Arabia put up a solid fight in the early minutes as the second half opened with so much pressure pilling on them as it was all about their opponent.
Brazil pushed harder and further but couldn’t get a breakthrough that would have seen them taking the lead as the match entered inside the last 30 minutes.
Richardson finally gave his Nation the lead in the 76th minutes, as the leading goal scorer of the Tournament makes it his 4th goal scored as the scoreline turned 1-2.
Everton continues his fine run in the game as he scored his brace in the 93rd minute of the game to make it 1-3 after another good buildup before he converted.
The match came to an end with Saudi Arabia 1-3 Brazil as the Brazilians finish the group as leaders advancing into the next round.
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