With three goals from Neymar, Brazil beat Peru by 4-2

With three goals from Neymar, Brazil beat Peru by 4-2

The Brazilian team won on Tuesday night, the 13th, its second victory in two games for the qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup. The team led by Tite beat Peru 4-2 away from home.

Neymar is hugged by Richarlison in celebration of Brazil's goal against Peru, in the Playoffs - 10/13/2020

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Neymar is hugged by Richarlison in the celebration of Brazil’s goal against Peru, in the Qualifiers – 10/13/2020

Carrillo opened the scoring for Peru after 5 minutes of play. Still in the first half, Neymar, hitting a penalty, drew at 27. In the second stage, Tapia made the second of the home team, but Richarlison drew soon after, at 19. Again from a penalty, Neymar scored the turning point at 37 in the second and, in extra time, at 48, he closed the scoreboard by taking advantage of a shot on the post by Everton Ribeiro.

Neymar reaches 64 goals for the national team and becomes the second greatest scorer in the history of hopscotch among men, surpassing Ronaldo, who has 62, behind only Pele, who has 77

Tite sent Weverton to the field; Danilo, Marquinhos (Rodrigo Caio), Thiago Silva and Renan Lodi (Alex Telles); Casemiro, Douglas Luiz and Philippe Coutinho (Everton Ribeiro); Richarlison, Roberto Firmino (Everton Cebolinha) and Neymar.

In the other matches of the day, Argentina beat Bolivia away from home by 2-1, Ecuador beat Uruguay by 4-2, Venezuela lost to Paraguay by 1-0 and Chile beat Colombia by 2-1.

The next match of the Brazilian team for the qualifiers will be on November 14, against Venezuela, at the Morumbi stadium, in São Paulo.

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