Surprising Outcome: Brazilian Soccer Team Loses Four-Way Match to African Opponents
The Brazil national team suffered a spectacular two-to-four loss to their Senegalese counterpart in an international friendly football game that brought them together on Tuesday evening in Lisbon, Portugal.
Brazil’s Lucas Paqueta gave Seleção the lead with an early goal, which he scored just 11 minutes after the opening whistle, while Senegalese striker Habib Diallo countered with an equalizer 22 minutes into the first half.
Senegal advanced with a friendly-fire goal as Brazilian defender Marquinhos scored an own-kick in the 52nd minute as striker Sadio Mane boosted Teranga Lions’ advance. The team, scoring their third goal in the 55th minute.
Marquinhos returned and scored his second personal goal for his country this time, by the 58th minute, while Sadio Mane scored his second and fourth personal goal for his country from the penalty spot as the match was on its last legs at the José Alvalade Stadium in Capital of Portugal, Lisbon.