Brazil 0-0 Mexico

Brazil will look to avoid the fate of teams like Germany Spain Portugal and Argentina when they take on Mexico in the FIFA World Cup round of 16 clash on Monday

The Chelsea forward's low driven cross across the six-yard box was touched home from close range by Neymar for his 57th global goal.

Meanwhile, Brazil defensive linchpin Thiago Silva said he hoped Neymar would follow in the footsteps of PSG team-mates Kylian Mbappe, Edinson Cavani and Angel Di Maria, who scored five goals between them in Saturday's last 16 games.

The problem for Neymar here is that he's built a reputation as arguably the best actor in the world, and he's writhed in pain and done barrel rolls down the field in an attempt to draw fouls and cards multiple times over the last two weeks.

Despite going out once more in the fourth game of the World Cup, Osorio believes his charges can be proud of their campaign and how it ended.

Brazil continued to create scoring chances and, with full-time closing in fast, Firmino tapped in at the back post as Neymar turning provider to seal victory.

Footage then showed Neymar's ankle was stamped on by Mexico defender Miguel Layun.




Jesus, 21, has yet to score on his World Cup debut.

Mexico, who enjoyed an enviable recent record against Brazil having won seven of their previous 15 matches against them, were a threat on the counter in the first half but then faded without ever really being put to the sword.

Lozano had an effort blocked after two minutes as did Hector Herrera, but as the first half wore on Brazil got on top in the stifling Samara heat.

Brazil picked up where they had left off after the restart, Coutinho testing Ochoa with a fierce drive after cutting in from the left.

In their four previous World Cup matches with Mexico, Brazil have never conceded a goal against El Tri, outscoring them 11-0 in those encounters.

But the Brazilian superstar was fine, and we have proof: Moments later, he was speeding down the pitch to set up Roberto Firmino for the game-clinching goal.

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