Brazil overtakes Germany as top scoring team in World Cup history
03 July, 2018, 02:31 | Author: Malcolm Quinn
Neymar barged his way into the World Cup limelight with a goal, an assist and another helping of histrionics as Brazil roared into the quarter-finals with a 2-0 victory over Mexico on Monday that inflicted a seventh straight last-16 exit on the central Americans.
It was a choking blow for Mexico, who had been the better side for the opening half an hour, pegging Brazil back and creating several half chances.
If you're unfamiliar with soccer - Brazilian soccer in particular - you likely were very concerned for Neymar's safety Monday.
And their opponents in the last 16 were Mexico - famous victors against reigning champions Germany - who finished second in their own respective group on goal difference.
Brazil is undefeated in 4 matches against Mexico in the World Cup, keeping 4 clean sheets against them.
Brazil are in for a tough battle against Mexico, with the victor of their last-16 tie set to play either Belgium or Japan.
The Brazil forward slid toward goal and tapped in after Willian sprinted down the left and fired in a low cross.
Not that the switch slowed down the five-time world champions, though, with Coutinho nearly breaking the deadlock three minutes into the second half with a well-struck effort that Ochoa was forced to beat clear to safety.
Brazil maintained the pressure in the second half as Ochoa parried away Coutinho's shot.
Paulinho should have doubled that advantage in the 59th minute, but Ochoa was once again equal to his whipped strike from 12 yards, while the over-worked goalkeeper also tipped over Willian's powerful effort four minutes later.
Brazil'sRoberto Firmino (top right) lifts Neymar in the air after scoring the match-clinching goal.
Neymar, whose foul exaggerations were a point of pre-match talk from Mexico captain Andres Guardado, then drew the ire of the El Tri fans in the crowd of 41,970 by rolling theatrically on the ground after Miguel Layun stepped on his ankle in the 73rd minute.
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It allowed Sweden to relax and they doubled their lead after 62 minutes through Granqvist's second spot-kick of the tournament. Sweden dominated Mexico 3-0 to move on to the World Cup knockout round, and thanks to South Korea , Mexico also advances.
I thought they had the better controlled possession, and the better chances in the first half", said Soutgate. France's Just Fontaine holds the all-time record with an astonishing 13 goals in the 1958 World Cup .
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Danny Rose , Eric Dier and Gary Cahill are expected to come in, while Jamie Vardy is also in contention up front. Chile, in the Confederations Cup final past year , didn't qualify for Russian Federation , and now Germany.
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We're there to win". "He defends, commands, scores goals, wins titles, and does not miss a game", said Diego Maradona recently. Whatever happens to other teams is interesting for other people - people who analyse the results - but we're not interested.
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Whoever wins the group could possibly face defending champion Germany or Neymar and Brazil in the quarterfinals. Just a talking point at this stage between two teams with identical records at the top of Group G.