Neymar stars as Brazil beat Mexico to reach last eight

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Neymar scored one goal and played a key role in the second as Brazil beat Mexico in Samara to reach the quarter-finals of the World Cup.

Paris St-Germain forward Neymar started the move for the opener with a backheel on the edge of the area, before sliding in at the back post to turn home Willian’s low cross.

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Then, two minutes from time, he had a shot diverted into the path of Roberto Firmino, and the Liverpool striker converted from close range.

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Brazil will face Belgium or Japan – who meet in Rostov-on-Don in the day’s second match (19:00 BST) – in their last-eight tie in Kazan on Friday.

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