Neymar scores brace in 4-1 win over USA, but insists his team has plenty of options as the Barca star is set to miss his country's opening 2018 World Cup qualifier due to suspension next month
Foxborough (USA): Brazil football team captain Neymar insisted that his side is not a one-man team and is confident they have plenty of options up front with the Barcelona star set to miss his country's opening World Cup 2018 qualifiers due to suspension.
Neymar of Brazil reacts after scoring a goal during an international friendly against the United States. Pic/AFP
Brazil beat Costa Rica 1-0 in a friendly match before recording a 4-1 win over United States on Tuesday, with Neymar netting twice against Jurgen Klinsmann's side to take his tally for Brazil to 46, Goal.com reported on Wednesday.
Coach Dunga will have to do without the services of the Barcelona attacker in next month's qualifiers against Chile and Venezuela following his red card at the Copa America 2015, but Neymar feels that it is no cause for concern.
"I think Brazil have great players who can replace any absence. Brazil has never been a one-man team. I can only congratulate the entire team for its fine performance in the past two games," Neymar said.
"Douglas Costa has been playing very well for Bayern Munich and Brazil."
The number of goals Neymar has scored for Brazil