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Neymar helps guarantee World Cup place for Brazil

Neymar helps guarantee World Cup place for Brazil

March 29, 2017

SAO PAULO, March 29 — Neymar shrugged off some rough tackling and a missed penalty to score a brilliant solo goal as he led Brazil to a 3-0 win over Paraguay which booked their place at the 2018 World Cup finals today. It was Brazil’s eighth consecutive win in qualifying and, combined with Peru’s 2-1 win over Uruguay in a later game, ensured they would finish the 10-nation group in the top four, guaranteeing them a berth at the Russia finals. Brazil lead the standings on 33... Read more

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