‘Brazil can play beautiful football but winning is what matters’ | Marta

Marta examines Brazil’s improved performance against Costa Rica and whether Neymar’s penalty was correctly overturned

Brazil are up and running with their first win of this World Cup and the most impressive part of the victory over Costa Rica was that they never stopped believing they would get a winner.

Towards the end Costa Rica were under more and more pressure. Their players went to ground easier and stayed down for longer as they tried to waste time. This is not prohibited in football and is part of the game but Brazil just kept going.

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