Brazil lose against Chile without their ace Neymar Jr
Brazil lose against Chile in their first World Cup qualifier on Thursday. The Brazilian side faced Chile without their ace Neymar Jr. Brazil proved to be no match for Chile. As Chile defeated Brazil comfortably by 2 goals to nil. The two goals for Chile were scored by Eduardo Vargas and Alexis Sanchez. The match took place in Santiago. Chile dominated the game and clearly had more energy. They created more chances than Brazil. Once again Chile has proved their worth and showed that they are the best team in South America. It is the same Chile team which defeated Argentina in the Copa America final about 3 months ago.
Brazil have a long way to go. And the team is suffering even under the new coach Dunga. The absence of Neymar Jr. has made things worse for Brazil. And it is evident now that Brazil are heavily dependent on Neymar Jr. The Brazilian captain Neymar Jr. is out for 4 matches because of a ban. The player will also miss the next qualifier of Brazil against Venezuela. It will be interesting to see how the Brazilian team reacts to this defeat. And how the team performs against Venezuela in the absence of Neymar Jr.