10-man Brazil trounce, dump Tunisia out of Under-20 World Cup


Andrey Santos scored brace for Brazil

By Kazeem Ugbodaga

Ten-man Brazil trounce Tunisia 4-1 on Wednesday to qualify for the quarter-finals of the ongoing Under-20 World Cup in Argentina.

Marcos Leonardo put the South American ahead from the penalty spot. He drove the ball low into the middle of the goal and past Edries Arfaoui.

Brazil scored their second goal on 31 minutes. Leonardo teed up Andrey Santos inside the box and he rolled the ball into the bottom left corner and past Edries Arfaoui.

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On 45 minutes, Robert Renan made an ugly tackle on his opponent and was sent off by the referee.

One minute into added time, the South American side made it 3-0. Matheus Martins received a delightful pass inside the box and smashed a low shot into the bottom left corner for a clinical finish.

Ten minutes into added time, it was 4-0 for Brazil. An amazing individual effort from Andrey Santos ended with a strike from inside the penalty area for his brace. He sent the ball precisely into the top left corner.

Three minutes later, after a goalmouth scramble, the ball rebounded out to Mahmoud Ghorbel who buried it from close range straight into the bottom left corner.

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