Neymar and Brazil shine late vs. Costa Rica, win new life in the World Cup
Penalty shot overturned!
At long last, after much politicking, Neymar gets a call as he’s dragged down by Gonzales in the box. Dutch referee Bjorn Kuipers goes to the video to make sure Neymar wasn’t embellishing and . . . he overturns his own call! (Neymar gave it an overly dramatic sell, yes.
Coutinho collects the ball in the box after a tip from Jesus and Navas can’t stop this one in the 91st minute. Brazil is up 1-0 and the celebration suggests a much bigger win than a World Cup group-stage match.
It’s the dagger for Brazil in the 97th minute as Costa finds Neymar for a much-earned goal, just before the end. This’ll end 2-0. Neymar is in tears after the whistle