Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Neymar and Santos book final spot
December 15th, 2011 12:01AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  brazil

MOST COMMENTED

[CLUB WORLD CUP] Neymar, Borges and Danilo scored the goals by which South American champion Santos of Brazil beat Kashiwa Reysol, 3-1, Wednesday in the World Club Cup semifinals.

Santos, along with European champion Barcelona, was given a bye into the semifinals. Barcelona, the 2009 world champion, plays Al-Sadd of Qatar on Thursday in Yokohama, the site of Sunday’s final.

The 19-year-old Neymar put Santos ahead in the 19th minute after taking a pass from Ganso. Borges doubled the lead five minutes later, and after Hiroki Sakai pulled Kashiwa to 2-1 in the 54th minute, Danilo restored the two-goal margin with a 25-yard free kick in the 63rd.

Concacaf champion Monterrey won the fifth-place match by beating African champion Esperance Sportive of Tunisia, 3-2.



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
USA-Canada International Friendly Player Ratings    
The USA closed out its winter camp with a 1-0 win over Canada on a late ...
UCLA lands Pugh and Fleming in recruiting coup    
UCLA has signed U.S. women's national team player Mallory Pugh and Canadian Women's World Cup veteran ...
MLS player tracker with complete rosters (Feb. 4)    
Columbus Crew SC now has Ola Kamara to go along with Kei Kamara. The 26-year-old Ola ...
USA-Canada Preview: Youngsters should get second look    
Jurgen Klinsmann says he has two short-term goals for the USA's second and final test of ...
What They're Saying: Megan Rapinoe    
"Naturally, we're upset. The players are very, very upset. We feel disrespected. We feel that our ...
What They're Saying: Jerome Kiesewetter    
"I always did [feel like an American]. My mom always told me about my dad, about ...
Detroit City FC hits financing goal for stadium work    
Detroit City FC, the community-based NPSL team that has become a hit in the Motor City, ...
Video Pick: The Vardy Volley    
In case you missed it, or would like to see it again from every possible angle, ...
Under the hood of MLS's CBA    
The contours of the collective bargaining agreement MLS reached with the MLS Players Union have been ...
Making a List: 2015 U-17s in the pros    
Joshua Perez, nephew of former U.S. World Cup player Hugo Perez, signed with Italy's Fiorentina, becoming ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives