Neymar Shines To Lead Barca Past Juve
International Cup Report: FC Barcelona v Juventus 23 July 2017
Result: FC Barcelona v Juventus
Date: 23 July 2017
Venue: MetLife Stadium
Neymar, who has been heavily linked with a move to Paris Saint-Germain, bagged a brace to lead FC Barcelona to a 2-1 win over Juventus in the International Cup.
Lionel Messi and Neymar started in the attack alongside Paco Alcacer, while Luis Suarez had to settle for a spot on the bench.
The Catalan giants threatened early on with Neymar squandering two good chances in the opening 10 minutes.
However, Neymar was not to be denied in the 15th minute as he played a neat one-two with Alcacer before curling the ball home from close range.
The lead was then doubled in the 26th minute as Neymar weaved his way past a couple challenges before slotting past Gianluigi Buffon.