The star of PSG when he is dedicated to play and not to launch the ground, contagious their peers and puts them to the next level, in the friendly match against Saudi Arabia we could see it, a Neymar distributing play and assists without much difficulty.
Brazil made variants, came out with Philippe Coutinho, Gabriel de Jesús and Neymar forming a line of three attackers, Alex Sandro was in the starting lineup replacing Marcelo, like Pablo, the French Bordeaux defender, played for Thiago Silva.
Gabriel de Jesus would open the scoring after receiving an excellent assistance from Neymar at 43 minutes. A spicy Neymar who would look for his goal but the stick would say no. The one who told yes the ball was Alex Sandro that sealed the victory with a header near the end of the game played in the stadium of the King Saud University.
The author of the first goal explained what had happened in the world, where he could not make a single goal and became the worst 9 in the history of Brazilian football, “Everyone trusted me, the coach Tite trusted me. The past is in the past. Of course, I was upset (after the World Cup), I stayed at my mother’s house to recover, it was not the World Cup that I dreamed about, I hope things go better for me from now on”, said the forward after the game.
Another one that spoke after the game was the Technical Director. “It was not convincing, we won because we have that creativity in the front and nothing else,” said the helmsman, “Brazil against Argentina is never friendly, we hope to play better against them”, referring to his next match against the Argentinian team.
With its sights set on the Copa America that it will be hosting next year, Brazil will face its classic rival, Argentina, on Tuesday in another friendly match in Saudi Arabia, where Roberto Firmino is expected to be the 9 replacing Gabriel de Jesús.