David Lee in Russia for the World Cup: Brazil show depth and determination in last-gasp win over Costa Rica

Neymar tapping home a cross from Douglas Costa (unseen) for Brazil's second goal as the Costa Rican rearguard of Keylor Navas and Francisco Calvo can only look on despairingly in stoppage time.
Neymar tapping home a cross from Douglas Costa (unseen) for Brazil's second goal as the Costa Rican rearguard of Keylor Navas and Francisco Calvo can only look on despairingly in stoppage time.PHOTO: REUTERS

Stoppage-time goals from Coutinho and Neymar break down Costa Rica for first win

Brazil 2

Costa Rica 0

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 23, 2018, with the headline 'The late, late Brazil show'. Print Edition | Subscribe