NEYMAR might be an harm doubt for Paris St Germain’s Champions League conflict with Liverpool subsequent week after limping off throughout Brazil’s 1-Zero pleasant win over Cameroon in Milton Keynes on tonight.
PSG’s £200million playmaker suffered an obvious groin drawback and was changed after eight minutes, to boos from a report Stadium MK crowd.
Everton’s Richarlison, Neymar’s substitute, headed in on the stroke of half-time for his third Brazil objective on his sixth look to safe victory for the Selecao.
Milton Keynes was the newest cease on Brazil’s international tour, billed as glamour places for glamour friendlies.
Stadium MK is located in a retail park and by a Swedish furnishings retailer and an incongruous event was highlighted by the stadium announcer promoting the following fixture. League Two leaders MK Dons host Morecambe in every week’s time.
There was an anticipation within the air from a report footballing crowd – the attendance of 29,669 surpassing the earlier greatest for the Dons’ January 2016 FA Cup fourth-round conflict with Chelsea. Solely within the 2015 Rugby World Cup have extra folks flocked to Stadium MK.
A mix of cheers and jeers welcomed Neymar, his World Cup theatrics offering ammunition for his detractors.
And there was little sympathy when the evening’s star attraction went off after making little influence.
He sought therapy after 5 minutes and returned to ship a curling right-footed shot excessive and vast inside a minute.
He instantly collapsed earlier than being changed. PSG host Liverpool on November 28.
Richarlison appeared harmful from the second he was launched and Roberto Firmino went shut thrice.
The Liverpool striker virtually turned in Willian’s cross, however Andre Onana made a effective instinctive save.
Firmino subsequent despatched a free header vast from Richarlison’s cross and was then denied by the goalkeeper from point-blank vary.
Richarlison scored from the ensuing nook, powerfully heading in Willian’s set-piece.
Cameroon might need levelled after 52 minutes, however Stephane Bahoken couldn’t get a contact on Karl Toko Ekambi’s cross.
Fabrice Ondoa virtually gifted Brazil a second when Ederson cleared down area and the Cameroon substitute goalkeeper got here 30 yards out of objective and collided with Yaya Banana.
Manchester Metropolis’s Gabriel Jesus, on for Firmino, was by, however might solely hit the put up from a good angle.
Jesus’ Metropolis team-mate Danilo shot simply vast quickly afterwards and Barcelona midfielder Arthur subsequent struck the highest of the crossbar from 25 yards.
Napoli’s Allan fired straight at Ondoa with 4 minutes to go after which the latter made a double save, first denying Jesus after which Richarlison.
Jacques Zoua hit the woodwork with a header within the closing moments as Cameroon missed out on an equaliser.