facebook
twitter
search
search

Brazil takes first place after win against Cameroon

Neymar played a starring role in Brazil's Group A finale on Monday, bagging a brace to help put the host nation in first place with a 4-1 defeat of Cameroon at Estadio Nacional.
By The Sports Network June 23, 2014 at 6:06 PM
| License Photo

Neymar played a starring role in Brazil's Group A finale on Monday, bagging a brace to help put the host nation in first place with a 4-1 defeat of Cameroon at Estadio Nacional.

The Barcelona man, who scored two goals in Brazil's opening match of the tournament, found the back of the net twice in the span of 18 minutes in the first half of Monday's affair.

Joel Matip's 26th-minute strike had given Cameroon a slight hope of taking a share of the spoils, but second-half strikes from Fred and Fernandinho rounded out the comfortable result for Brazil, which will take on Group B runner-up Chile in the round of 16 on Saturday.

More to follow...

[SportsNetwork.com]

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
LeBron, Cleveland Cavaliers not talking just yet
San Antonio Spurs optimistic about Ginobili returning
Texas Rangers' Hamilton now dealing with groin strain
Dillon wins Firecracker 250 at Daytona
Washington Nationals' Strasburg goes on DL with oblique strain