BSP-40 Brazil beat Mexico 2-0 to qualify for World Cup quarter-finals

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Brazil beat Mexico 2-0 to qualify for World Cup quarter-finals

SAMARA, Russia, July 2, 2018 (BSS/AFP) – Neymar and Roberto Firmino scored the goals as Brazil beat Mexico 2-0 in Samara on Monday to reach the World Cup quarter-finals, where they will play Belgium or Japan.

The opening goal came in the 51st minute, when Neymar slid in to convert Willian’s cross, and substitute Firmino scored a late second to seal the win as Neymar turned provider.

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