Neymar scores 5 goals, Robinho 2 in Santos’ win
Young sensation Neymar scored five goals and Robinho added two more
in Santos’ 8-1 routing of Guarani in the round of 16 of the
The victory Wednesday night at Vila Belmiro stadium all but
secured a place in the quarterfinals for the team made famous by
Pele. Santos can lose the return match in Campinas by as many as
Called the new Robinho, Neymar is one of the hottest players
in Brazilian football and is reportedly being sought after by
several European clubs.
Neymar scored three goals in the first half and two in the
second on Wednesday, while Robinho – on a loan from Manchester City
– added a goal in each half.
Santos has scored 53 goals in its last 10 matches.