Brazil beats Croatia in World Cup opener

Barcelola super star Neymar da Silva scored in both halves to complete a dramatic 2-1 comeback win against Croatia in the Brazil 2014 World Cup opening match on Thursday in Sao Paulo.

Marcelo scored an own goal in just 11 minutes into the tournament’s opening game following a counter-attack by the Blazers.

Fantastic Naymar however equalized at 20th minute during the first half, and completed a brace at 71st minute from the penalty spot.

Chelsea midfielder Oscar then cemented a 3-1 win with a 90th minute goal from outside the box for the Five Time Champions.

Today’s [June 13] action promises more drama, with world champions Spain facing the Netherlands in a repeat of the 2010 World Cup final in the northern city of Salvador in Group B.

Group B’s other encounter sees dark horses Chile take on Australia. In the day’s other remaining game, Mexico play Cameroon in Group A.

 

Author: News Editor

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