FRAMINGHAM – Phillippe Coutinho scored the game winner for Brazil in the 91st minute this morning, June 22.
That goal gave Brazil a 1-0 lead against Costa Rica, a team they have defeated now 10 times in their last 11 matches
It had been a nail-bitter game for the Brazilian fans, who had gathered before 8 a.m. for the match, at Braza Grill Union House in Framingham.
But six minutes after Courtinho’s goal, Neymar secured the Brazilian win with the second goal of the game.
It was the first time Brazil has won a World Cup soccer game, with a goal scored after the 90th minute.
Editor’s Note: For those unfamiliar with the game, soccer is played in two 45 minute halves.
Brazil now leads Group E with the win.
They tied Switzerland 1-1 in their first match in the 2018 World Cup.
Brazil will play next on June 27 against Serbia.
Tomorrow, Mexico, who upset the defending World Cup champion team from Germany, will play South Korea at 11 a.m.
Petroni Media Company photos taken at Braza Grill Union House. The restaurant on Route 135 will have a ribbon cutting ceremony at 5:30 p.m. today.