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Brazil wins opener

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SAO PAULO — Neymar showed why he is carrying Brazil’s hopes at the World Cup, scoring twice on Thursday to help he underwhelming hosts escape a disappointing start to the tournament.

With Brazil struggling and down a goal against a spirited Croatian team, Neymar came through to lead his team to a 3-1 win in the opening match, scoring once in each half. The killer goal to make the score 2-1 was a hotly contested penalty awarded by Japanese referee Yuichi Nishimura.

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