Firmino tees one up as Brazil beat Austria

No. 5 Uruguay 2-1 Brazil 1950 With Brazil cruising to victory in front of a crowd of 200,000 in Rio De Janeiro's Maracana stadium Uruguay scored twice in 13 minutes to claim the tournament. In 2009 winning scorer Alcides Ghiggia was enshrined at

Gabriel Jesus and Philippe Coutinho netted either side of a brilliant Neymar goal as Brazil ran out 3-0 winners in Austria.

Coutinho drilled a low, long-range effort that drew a fine save from Heinz Lindner and the Austria goalkeeper brilliantly denied Paulinho with his feet shortly after Thiago Silva planted a Neymar corner wide.

The Paris St Germain forward scored his 55th worldwide goal to go level with Romario and sit joint-third in Brazil's all-time scoring charts during their impressive victory.

You have to go back to 1978 for the last time Brazil failed to finish top of their group at a World Cup and they are overwhelming favourites to do so again.

Neymar is now level with Romario and only behind Ronaldo (62) and Pele (77) in Brazil's all-time record scoring charts.

Soon after Neymer's goal, which was set up by Chelsea' Willian, Philippe Courinho scored another cracker, after a slick one-two with former Liverpool team-mate Roberto Firmino.

Tite's side go into the tournament off the back of warm-up wins over Croatia and Austria. "When we spring him into action in the last third of the field, he is lethal".

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Each time, Neymar remained sitting on the pitch and holding his left ankle with a painful face, though he eventually got up and didn't looked hampered during play.

Costa's return was also good news for Tite.

Under Tite, Brazil have regained the swagger that has been missing from recent World Cup squads.

The 2018 World Cup is just four days away.

"I don't know if I can say that this will be the team at the start of the World Cup", he told reporters.

Some teams weren't even expected to qualify for the World Cup, with two making their tournament debuts, while others aren't expected to win a single game. It saw a seven-match winning streak, including victories over World Cup host Russian Federation and world champion Germany, come to an end.

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