Firmino scored a brace goal. Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino scored a support as Brazil cavorted to a 5-0 triumph over Bolivia in their opening 2022 World Cup qualifier in Sao Paulo.
Barcelona playmaker Philippe Coutinho and Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos additionally jumped on the scoresheet while star forward Neymar set up two objectives in an uneven experience that sent Brazil head of the South American qualifying table.
Brazil’s skipper put their great success down to the determined way the five-times title holders moved toward the match.
“Undoubtedly, we need to feature the way that we paid attention to this,” Casemiro said.
“At no time did we attempt any amusing stuff, we were consistently deferential. That is football, in the event that you have the chance, at that point attempt and score more. We paid attention to this game 100%.”
In a Corinthians Arena abandoned because of Covid-19 limitations, Bolivia indicated practically no aspiration as Brazil ruled all through, with PSG’s Neymar beginning subsequent to defeating a back issue.
Bolivia couldn’t escape their half, or ready, as Coutinho and Everton made a large number of chances down Brazil’s left.
The weight told on 16 minutes as Marquinhos headed home after full-back Danilo swung over a cross from the correct after a short corner.
Indeed, even a first half storm couldn’t hose Brazil’s mastery as Coutinho constrained a plunging one-gave spare from goalkeeper Carlos Lampe with an avoided shot.
On occasion it seemed as though a handball match-up with Brazil stayed outdoors on the edge of Bolivia’s crate, and the guests keeping 10 men behind the ball consistently.
Be that as it may, on the half hour, left-back Renan Lodi got in behind the guard and his cross from the left was diverted home from scarcely a yard out by Firmino.
Lampe made a fine one-gave spare from a Casemiro free-kick and afterward covered a short proximity wrap up by Neymar.
Before the finish of the principal half, Bolivia had under 20% belonging and their solitary shot at objective was a free-kick from 40 yards by Fernando Salidas that didn’t beat the divider.
In the event that there were still any questions Brazil would walk around triumph, they were dissipated three minutes into the second time frame when a glorious pass from Neymar gave Firmino a tap-in from six yards.
On 65 minutes, a cross from Coutinho flew into the net off the unfortunate Jose Carrasco’s mind.
Coutinho at that point jumped on the scoresheet heading home a cross from Neymar from six yards.
Neymar’s endeavors to join resigned incredible Ronaldo as Brazil’s second most noteworthy scorer ever were baffled by an offside banner and a physical issue time spare by Lampe.
In the night’s other match, Atalanta pair Duvan Zapata and Luis Muriel terminated Colombia to a 3-0 win over Venezuela.