Senegal impress, Neymar makes history

AFCON 2019 finalists Senegal impressed in an entertaining draw with Copa America champions Brazil at the Singapore National Stadium.
 
The build-up of the fixture was dominated by Neymar, who earned his 100th cap for the Brazil national team and at 27, he's the youngest to achieve the remarkable milestone.
 
But it was Premier League superstars Roberto Firmino and Gabriel Jesus who was responsible for handing the Selecao the lead.
 
Firmino opend the scoring after just 10 minutes with a perfectly excuted chip over onrushing Senegal goalkeeper Alfred Gomis, after being played into the area by striker partner Jesus.
 
However on the brink of half-time, Marquinhos foul on Sadio Mane handed the West African giants a chance to equalise.
 
Bristol City striker Famara Diédhiou made no mistake with his finish, smashing the ball past Ederson Moraes to hand the Lions of Teranga a well deserved equaliser.
 
Chances were limited in the second half, with Neymar missing the crossbar from a free-kick and Salif Sane coming close for Senegal when his long-range strike had Ederson at full stretch.
 
Neymar then had two more efforts in a bid to celebrate the momentous occasion either side of a Richarlison effort, but neither could score as the sides settled for a draw.
 
Starting line-ups:
 
Brazil: Ederson, Dani Alves, Marquinhos, Thiago Silva, Sandro, Casemiro, Arthur, Coutinho, Neymar, Firmino, Jesus.
 
Senegal: Gomis, Gassama, Sane, Koulibaly, Coly, Kouyate, Diatta, Gueye, Sarr, Diedhiou, Mane.

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