Neymar double helps Brazil to easy win over Turkey
FC Barcelona striker scores twice in 'canarinha' victory in Istanbul
Neymar Jr was once again the star of the for the Brazilian national side as the FC Barcelona striker scored twice in his team’s comfortable 4-0 friendly victory over Turkey in Istanbul.
3-0 up at half time
Neymar enjoyed a couple of early chances before third time lucky he put Brazil ahead following an excellent pass into space from team mate Fernandinho. That came in the 19th minute with the blaugrana forward punishing the home side for their early defensive frailty.
The second came just 5 minutes later for the visitors with defender Kaya putting the ball into his own net after Brazil’s Danilo had crossed dangerously from the right. Brazil, now with the bit between their teeth, made it 3-0 just before the break. Willian finished at the near post after a move that involved Neymar down the left hand side.
The same pair combined again in the second half. This time it was the Barça man who rounded off the move after a lovely one two with the Chelsea midfielder. That goal concluded the victory for Dunga’s side who are in friendly action again on Tuesday the 18th against Austria in Vienna.