Brazil U23 1-1 Germany U23 (Penalties 5-4) at the Summer Olympics for the Gold Medal Brazil beat Germany on penalties to win the Summer Olympics Gold Medal.
Neymar scored the winning penalty as hosts Brazil beat Germany 5-4 on penalties in Rio to win their first men’s Olympic football gold medal. The game finished 1-1 after extra time, with Neymar’s first-half free-kick cancelled out by Max Meyer’s strike. In the shootout, Germany’s Nils Petersen had his penalty saved by Weverton before Neymar won it.
Brazil took on Germany in the final of 2016 Olympics mens tournament and it turned out to be one of the best games of the Olympics tournament. Brazil started stronger and got the lead in first half when Neymar scored in just 27th minute to put the hosts 1-0 up. Brazil had several chances to double their lead but Germany hanged in there and got themselves back on level terms after the break when Max Mayer scored in 60th minute. It comes two years after Germany thrashed Brazil 7-1 in the 2014 World Cup semi-finals in Belo Horizonte.
Brazil U23 1-1 Germany U23 (Penalties 5-4) Summer Olympics Match Highlights
- 27′ 1 – 0 Neymar scored in 27th minute to put Brazil in lead in the final of Olympics men tournament.
- 59′ 1 – 1 Max Meyer made it 1-1 on the night after the break with neatly taken goal from inside the box.
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