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Brazil Qualifies as Mexico Woe in the World Cup Finals Continues

Nur'deen Olaitan



Brazil Qualifies as Mexico Woe in the World Cup Finals Continues

Mexico who has not made it to the quarter final of the world cup on a foreign soil, fail again, this making it the sixth time in a row.

Mexico lost to the influential Brazil team by two goals to nil in the round of 16 of the FIFA world cup, Russia 2018.

Mexico started the game very well, having possession of the ball more than their opponent but were not able to take advantage of play. Brazil woke from slumber towards the end of the first half and forced the half to end goalless.

Brazil dominated the second half of the game, running over the Mexican defence, forcing Ochoa to consistent saves and finally got a goal on the hour mark; and it was Neymar assisted by Willian.

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The Central America team gave a good account of themselves, playing exquisite football but were not able to open up the Brazilian defence headed by Thiago Silva and as such could not put together much threat on the Brazil goalkeeper, Becker.

Brazil scored the again in the 88minute of the game. Fernandinho intercepted a Mexican pass, started the run and pushed the ball to Neymar by the left. Neymar moved the ball close to the keeper and play it across goal for Firminho to slot in the second.

Mexico woe in the world cup finals continue while Brazil qualify to the quarter final to meet any of Japan or Belgium.

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Nur'deen Olaitan, a Linguist from University of Ilorin. Passionate about sport, travelling, writing, & politics. He puts humanity above anyone or anything. He hold honesty and integrity in high esteem.Reach him via


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