The star forward of Senegal National Football Team Famara Diedhiou spoiled the historic night of Brazilian star Neymar during the friendly clash of Brazil and Senegal in Singapore on Thursday. When everyone was set for the explosive action of Neymar in the game against Senegalese squad, Diedhiou raised like a warrior and leveled the scores with 1-1 draw in the opening half.
The match had begun with both the teams struggling hard to score a point against each other at Singapore National Stadium. But the opportunity came in the account of Brazil as the attacking midfielder Roberto Firmino scored an opener for his team withing just nine minutes of starting. After this Selecao boosted up their confidence and went hard on the strong opponents. But the Senegal squad was one step forward than Brazilians as they kept maintaining the pressure.
At the 25th minute of the game, Neymar finally got a chance to score for his team and he successfully hit the shot towards the goalpost but unfortunately, his strike sailed inches wide of the net and Brazil failed to bag another goal.
At the ending of the first half, Senegal was awarded a penalty and they made no mistake to take advantage of the situation. As a result, he fired a spot-kick towards the net and equalise the game for his team by the halftime. In the second half also, both the squads tried hard to take the lead in the nail-biting match but referee blow the finals whistle and game ended with a 1-1 draw.
Here’s see the match highlights of the worth-watching friendly clash between Brazil and Senegal at Singapore:
How Bobby? 😍🇧🇷
A naughty finish from Firmino 👏#BRASEN
— JD Football (@JDFootball) October 10, 2019
Le BUT de Roberto Firmino contre le Sénégal !pic.twitter.com/vqKmWsyTyQ
— Liverpool FC🇫🇷 (@LFCFRA) October 10, 2019
Neymar who made his 100th appearance for the brilliant football team of Brazil on Thursday failed to score even a single goal in the match against Senegal. All thanks to the strong defence of African Cup runner-ups who put up a great show against Brazilians and roared back in the dying minutes.
The Brazilian squad will next take on one more strong contenders Nigeria in another friendly clash on Sunday at the same venue.