FT: Japan 0-1 Brazil, Neymar Score WINNER! (VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS)
Neymar scored the only goal as Brazil beat Japan 0-1 in an international friendly match, MySportDab reports.
First Half Report
The first half was a stalemate that didn’t see them getting anything despite how hard they tried making something happen for them.
Brazil started the game as the better between both teams who did so much from their end to ensure the scoreline changed but it did not happen.
It was Japan who was at the receiving end as their opponent’s attackers were pouring in on their defenders who did well enough to keep things going and clean as the game continued.
The half-hour passed and nothing happened in the match which carried on further with so many opportunities seen during that time which was passing.
It all came to an end in the first half with Japan 0-0 Brazil, as they both headed for the break without anything separating them from each other.
Second Half Report
It was a powerful second half which saw both teams doing well enough, but it was still hard to get one against themselves as it was a close match.
Japan was under constant pressure all through which they didn’t fail at any point in ensuring that kept it all clean and no space to penetrate beyond their defenders.
Brazil was comfortable doing their thing with hopes of them trying to explore any given opportunities which didn’t present themselves as they hit the hour Mark and still goalless scoreline.
Neymar gave the Brazilians a 0-1 lead in the 77th minute, the goal was a result of a penalty that saw the Paris Saint Germain striker step up and made it count for his side.
That goal was enough as Brazil ended up beating Japan 0-1 in an international friendly match which wasn’t an easy one coming through for them after 90 minutes.
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