Neymar’s strike and a late second from Roberto Firmino saw an unusually relaxed Brazil edge past Mexico 2-0 to book a spot On the World Cup quarter-finals.
Tite’s men are yet to hit full walk at Russia 2018, and on this proof despite everything they have more to come, yet Neymar’s 51st-minute goal and Firmino’s tap-in subsequent to falling off the seat implies the competition top choices advanced with relative solace at last, and maintained a strategic distance from the early leave that has as of now come to pass for any semblance of Spain, Germany and Argentina.
Mexico were the predominant power in the opening 20 minutes in Samara, yet they were not able make the most of their prevalence and in the long run enabled their quieted adversaries to scrap their way into the amusement.
After Mexican goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa had been called energetically to deny Gabriel Jesus and Philippe Coutinho, Neymar at long last made the leap forward at the back post – netting his second objective of the competition soon after half-time, when Willian’s scraped cross discovered its way through to him.
The edge turned out to be more alright with two minutes left when Firmino – only on as a trade for Coutinho – included the completing touch after Neymar had lead a counter-assault.