Register Login Scores

World News

Hulk Nets Winner As Brazil Beat Costa Rica

International Friendly
Result: Brazil 1-0 Costa Rica
Date: 5 September 2015
Venue: Red Bull Arena, New Jersey
Brazil dominated their friendly clash against Costa Rica in New Jersey on Saturday but were restricted to a 1-0 victory. 
The South American giants put their noses in front in the 10th minute when Hulk powered down the right wing before cutting inside and placing his shot past Pemberton in goal.
Hulk had a chance to double the lead in the 38th minute. Brazil counter-attacked swiftly with the striker leading the way. He made it to the edge of the box but lost his footing as he tried to get past the last defender.
Costa Rica felt hard done by shortly before the break when their penalty appeal was turned down. Ruiz went down in the Brazilian penalty area under challenges from Fernandinho and David Luiz, but the referee waved play on.
Marcelo had an opportunity to net a second for the five-time World Cup champions just after the break as he played a one-two with Hulk before unloading with a shot across the face of goal, but it went wide.
Willian should have made it 2-0 in the 59th minute when a quick counter through Costa saw a cross fall at the Chelsea midfielder's feet, but he sent his shot into the side netting.
Brazil continued to pile on the pressure but Pemberton proved his worth between the sticks for Costa Rica in the 74th minute as he kept out Costa's bullet header after a terrific cross from Kaka.

Spain Top Group C With 2-0 Win Over Slovakia

Rooney Equals England Record In 6-0 Victory

Josip Drmic Leads Swiss Comeback With Late Brace


Top 5

Real Madrid Transfer Talk: Seven Out, Eight In?

18 May 06, 2021 12:29 PM in LaLiga

Injury Latest: Sirino, Zwane & Two Others

8 May 06, 2021 08:25 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

12 Players Mourinho Wants To Sign

3 May 07, 2021 12:21 PM in Serie A

SAFA Provide Important Update On Ntseki

22 May 06, 2021 09:56 AM in Bafana

12 Players Mourinho Wants To Sign

3 May 07, 2021 12:21 PM in Serie A

Check Out CR7’s Multi Million Rand Luxurious Private Jet Flex

15 May 07, 2021 10:44 AM in Show Me The Money

Chiefs Urged To Break The Bank For Zwane & 7 Other Stars

56 May 07, 2021 01:58 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

New Arrival Starts Pirates Training

22 May 11, 2021 01:01 PM in Orlando Pirates

MMA Superstar McGregor To Buy Premier League Giants?

13 May 10, 2021 02:24 PM in English Premier League

Downs’ Mkhulise Responds To French Club Reports

12 May 06, 2021 10:56 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

The Highest-Paid African Stars In The EPL

18 Feb 02, 2021 07:14 PM in English Premier League

Another Exit At Cape Town City

May 06, 2021 01:33 PM in PSL

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

23 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Ex-Chiefs Striker Calls For Patience With Hunt

66 May 06, 2021 12:59 PM in Kaizer Chiefs