Neymar assists Brazil to perfect six in WC qualifying

June 09, 2021 Sports
Neymar scored one aim and created the different seeing as Brazil maintained their great start to World Cup qualifying with a 2-0 make an impression on Paraguay on Tuesday.

Substitute Lucas Paqueta sealed the get deep into injury amount of time in Asuncion due to Brazil opened up a six point business lead near the top of South America's one qualifying group after a sixth win away of six.

Brazil got off to an instant start with significantly less than four a few minutes on the clock.

Gabriel Jesus, recalled to the beginning line-up, crossed from the proper and although Richarlison missed his attempted volley, Neymar was unmarked at the trunk post to bobble the ball previous goalkeeper Antony Silva.

Paraguay did not crumble, though, and center-rear Omar Alderete forced an unbelievable conserve out of goalkeeper Ederson with a blockbuster drive from 30 yards.

Miguel Almiron also found space found in the box but his shot was first deflected behind by Eder Militao.

Among, Silva was out quickly to smother a chance for Richarlison.

The Everton forward thought he'd extended the lead right before halftime with an excellent dipping volley, but he was denied by an offside flag.

Paraguay had a solid start to the next half while Ederson saved a good Gustavo Gomez header but Marquinhos must have doubled the visitors' benefit when he somehow headed Neymar's cross wide from four yards out.
Brazil had possibilities to kill the game off on the counter but Neymar screwed an attempt wide and Gomez did brilliantly to block Richarlison's shot.

But in injury period, Neymar played found in Paqueta on the right to send an accurate left-foot finish just inside far post.


- Peru claim first win -

Peru earned their initial get of the qualification campaign but remained bottom level of the group in spite of a surprise 2-1 success at Ecuador.

Christian Cueva modified a rapier counter attack over 62 minutes and Luis Advincula all but secured victory 8 minutes from time, shooting through goalkeeper Alexander Dominguez's legs.

Gonzalo Plata's injury time strike was but a consolation for Ecuador, who yet remain third.

In Caracas, Venezuela held Uruguay to a 0-0 attract to remain above Peru on target difference, while the visitors clung on to a top several automatic qualification spot.
Source: Daily-sun - Sports News