Neymar scores in Brazil win as he returns from injury

By Mutala Yakubu
Neymar has now scored 54 goals in 83 appearances for BrazilNeymar has now scored 54 goals in 83 appearances for Brazil
Neymar has now scored 54 goals in 83 appearances for Brazil

Neymar scored a brilliant goal on his return from injury as Brazil began their World Cup preparations with a win over Croatia at Anfield.

The Paris St-Germain star, 26, smashed a shot in off the bar after a slick move involving Chelsea's Willian and Barcelona's Philippe Coutinho.

Croatia's high tempo created first-half chances for Dejan Lovren and Andrej Kramaric.

But Liverpool's Roberto Firmino scored in added time to seal the victory.

Brazil, who became the first team to qualify for the World Cup in March, face Austria next Sunday before starting their Group E campaign against Switzerland on 17 June.

Without him, Brazil were thrashed 7-1 by Germany in the semi-final.

Source:BBC

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