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Neymar asks for Brazilian fans to be patient
June 3rd, 2014 5:57PM

TAGS:  brazil, world cup 2014


[WORLD CUP 2014 FRIENDLIES] World Cup host Brazil played the first of two warm-ups, easily disposing of Panama, 4-0, in Goiania thanks to goals by Neymar, Dani Alves, Hulk and Willian. Neymar was the standout, scoring on a free kick and setting up Hulk and Willian for the last two goals with clever play. Afterward, he asked for patience from fans.

"We need the fans to be a bit more patient," he said. "They were booing us at the start. Once we picked up the pace of the game, and we got used to the field we got better and we imposed our rhythm on them and got goals."

The win extended Brazil's record to 14 wins in its last 15 games. It has not lost since dropping a 1-0 decision to Switzerland in August 2013.

June 3 in Goiania
Brazil 4 Panama 0
June 3 in Lucerne
Switzerland 2 Peru 0
June 3 in Chester, Pa.
Greece vs. Nigeria
June 3 in Chicago
Mexico vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina

PRE-WORLD CUP, Schedule:
June 4 in Frisco, Texas
Ivory Coast vs. El Salvador
June 4 in Miami Gardens, Fla.
England vs. Ecuador
June 4 in La Plata
Argentina vs. Trinidad & Tobago
June 4 in Montevideo
Uruguay vs. Slovenia
June 4 in Valparaiso
Chile vs. Northern Ireland
June 4 in Verona
Italy vs. Luxembourg
June 4 in Amsterdam
Netherlands vs. Wales
June 4 in Geneva
Algeria vs. Romania
June 6 in Foxboro, Mass.
Portugal vs. Mexico
June 6 in Harrison, N.J.
Greece vs. Bolivia
June 6 in Salvador
Croatia vs. Australia
June 6 in Sao Paulo
Brazil vs. Serbia
June 6 in Moscow
Russia vs. Morocco
June 6 in Tampa, Fla.
Japan vs. Zambia
June 6 in Mainz
Germany vs. Armenia
June 6 in Buenos Aires
Colombia vs. Jordan
June 7 in Jacksonville, Fla.
USA vs. Nigeria
June 7 in Buenos Aires
Argentina vs. Slovenia
June 7 in Brussels
Belgium vs. Tunisia
June 7 in Yaounde
Cameroon vs. Moldova
June 7 in Miami Gardens, Fla.
England vs. Honduras
June 7 in Landover, Md.
Spain vs. El Salvador
June 7 in Foxboro, Mass.
Costa Rica vs. Ireland
June 8 in Sao Paulo
Iran vs. Trinidad & Tobago
June 8 in Lille

France vs. Jamaica
June 9 in Miami Gardens, Fla.
Ghana vs. South Korea
June 10 in East Rutherford, N.J.
Portugal vs. Ireland

June 2 in Tampa, Fla.
Costa Rica vs. Japan
Att.: 7,106.
June 1 in Harrison, N.J.
USA 2 Turkey 1
Att.: 26,762.
June 1 in Stockholm
Sweden 0 Belgium 2
June 1 in Moenchengladbach
Germany 2 Cameroon 2
June 1 in Nice
France 1 Paraguay 1
June 1 in Houston
Honduras 2 Israel 4
Att.: 19,235.
May 31 in Osijek
Croatia 2 Mali 1
May 31 in Oslo
Norway 1 Russia 1
May 31 in Sion
Algeria 3 Armenia 1
May 31 in Lisbon
Portugal 0 Greece 0
May 31 in London
Italy 0 Ireland 0
May 31 in Rotterdam
Netherlands 1 Ghana 0
May 31 in Arlington, Texas
Mexico 3 Ecuador 1
Att.: 84,876.
May 31 in Buenos Aires
Colombia 2 Senegal 2
May 30 in St. Louis
Bosnia & Herzegovina 2 Ivory Coast 1
Att.; 14,101.
May 30 in Montevideo
Uruguay 1 Northern Ireland 0
May 30 in Hartberg
Iran 1 Angola 1
May 30 in Santiago
Chile 3 Egypt 2
May 30 in Seville
Spain 2 Bolivia 0
May 30 in London
England 3 Peru 0
May 30 in Lucerne
Switzerland 1 Jamaica 0
May 29 in Kufstein
Cameroon 2 Paraguay 1
May 29 in Washington, D.C.
Honduras 0 Turkey 2
Att.: 20,723.
May 28 in Mexico City
Mexico 3 Israel 0
May 28 in Seoul
South Korea 0 Tunisia 1
May 28 in London
Nigeria 2 Scotland 2
May 27 in San Francisco
USA 1 Azerbaijan 0
Att.: 24,688.
May 27 in Saitama
Japan 1 Cyprus 0
May 27 in St. Denis
France 4 Norway 0
May 26 in Kufstein
Cameroon 2 Macedonia 0
May 26 in Hartberg
Iran 0 Montenegro 0
May 26 in St. Petersburg
Russia 1 Slovakia 0
May 26 in Sydney
Australia 1 South Africa 1
May 26 in Genk
Belgium 5 Luxembourg 1
May 18 in Kapfenberg
Iran 0 Belarus 0.
May 17 in Amsterdam
Netherlands 1 Ecuador 1.
May 13 in Hamburg
Germany 0 Poland 0.

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