At Group E standing teams, Brazil tops the table with 4 points while Costa Rica hits the bottom with no point to beat the team.
Costa Rica fought tooth and nail to deny the perennial World Cup powerhouse Brazil for 90 minutes, it all fell apart in extra-time. Desperate for a win after their opening draw, Brazil escaped the clutches of their opponents and slotted home two goals in the dying minutes to claim the three points.
Philippe Coutinho doubled his World Cup goal tally and broke the deadlock open after 91 minutes when he pounced on a loose ball and slide the ball under the legs of Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas.
It was then Neymar, the world’s richest football player, who secured the victory for Brazil after getting on the receiving end of a stellar piece of play.
The victory however wasn’t without controversy and it was of course the VAR at the forefront of it all. As Brazil surged towards goal a deft pass from Gabriel Jesus to Neymar opened the defence up before Neymar stopped on a dime and cut back inward inside the penalty box.SHARE THIS STORY USING ANY OF THE BUTTON BELOW ⬇ PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW ⬇⬇⬇