World Cup: Brazil beat Costa Rica 2-0, edge towards last 16

Neymar celebrates scoring Brazil's second goal (Getty Images)
Neymar celebrates scoring Brazil’s second goal (Getty Images)

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (AFP) — Philippe Coutinho and Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior scored in injury time as Brazil beat Costa Rica 2-0 to edge towards the last 16 of the World Cup on Friday despite another unconvincing performance.

Having been frustrated for almost the entire game, Coutinho poked the ball past Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas one minute into stoppage time before Neymar’s volley wrapped up the points for a relieved Brazil.



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