Neymar shines as Brazil beats Portugal
BOSTON - Agence France Presse
Neymar #10 of Brazil traps the ball against Portugal in the second half during the international friendly match at Gillette Stadium on September 10, 2013 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. AFP photoBarcelona star Neymar got on the scoresheet as Brazil came from behind to beat Portugal 3-1 in a friendly at Gillette Stadium here Tuesday.
Neymar, Thiago Silva and Atletico Mineiro's striker Jo all netted as Brazil, fresh from a 6-0 demolition of Australia last weekend, claimed the win at the home of NFL franchise the New England Patriots.
Raul Meireles scored the lone goal for Portugal taking advantage of a defensive error by Brazil in the 17th minute to make it 1-0.
Silva leveled six minutes later by heading home a Neymar corner kick and then Neymar gave Brazil the lead with a goal in the 34th minute.
Jo added a third in the 49th minute by converting a cross from Maxwell.
Brazil's next friendly is against South Korea in Seoul on October 12 and then they face Zambia in Beijing on October 15.