Neymar mocks Austria's 'UFC' tactics after Brazil win


Brazil's coach had earlier said that Sunday's performance would inform the selection of a starting lineup for the World Cup tournament in Russian Federation.

Austria, unbeaten in their last eight games and winners over Germany one week ago, proved uncomfortable opponents and had nothing to lose in front of a capacity 48,500 crowd, having failed to qualify for the World Cup.

Coutinho (Brazil): His team mate Neymar will dominate the headlines, but Coutinho also deserves recognition for a terrific performance. In particular, the defensive midfield role performed by Real Madrid's Casemiro is essential, providing a link between defence and midfield and a shield to the back four.

"The concentration and competitiveness of the team was laudable", Brazil coach Tite told reporters.

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Jose Mourinho says Cristiano Ronaldo will lead Portugal to the World Cup semi-finals in Russian Federation, seeing off France in the process and setting up a final four clash against five-time champions Brazil. Shortly after, the team flew to Sochi, its base for the tournament, as those back in their homeland reacted to a win which impressed and boosted expectations of winning an unprecedented sixth world title.

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Brazil will hope Neymar can carry the hopes of the nation.

It was a goal you would want to watch on repeat mode and still not get enough of it.

Speculation increased after the Liverpool man had a strong game against Croatia at Anfield, a match in which Jesus struggled.

Also, Brazil is playing for redemption. We managed to play, involve their team and make another big game.

The Paris Saint-Germain superstar endured some heavy challenges on his first start since suffering a broken metatarsal at the end of February and scored a delightful solo goal in the 63rd minute in between Gabriel Jesus' opener and Philippe Coutinho's stylish third.

Russian Federation was a disputed choice when it was handed the World Cup in a closely watched 2010 vote that has since been tainted by bribery charges and the tournament takes place against a background of global tensions.