Brazil vs Nigeria: Casemiro disappointed with 1-1 draw against Super Eagles

Brazil vs Nigeria: Casemiro disappointed with 1-1 draw against Super Eagles

- Brazil vs Nigeria played out a 1-1 draw, a result that was disappointing to midfielder Casemiro

- The Real Madrid star who equalized and almost got the winner was not satisfied with the result

- Joe Aribo had put the Super Eagles ahead in the 35th minute with a brilliant individual effort

Brazil vs Nigeria ended in a 1-1 draw and midfielder Casemiro has said they were disappointed with outcome of the game.

The Real Madrid star scored the goal that earned the Samba Boys a draw against the Super Eagles three minutes after restart of the game at the National Stadium, Singapore.

Glasgow Rangers midfielder Joe Aribo had put the three-time African champions ahead in the 35th minute with a calmly dispatched effort.

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But Casemiro who was not happy with the draw was on hand to salvage a draw to save his side's blushes in the second half.

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The 27-year-old almost got the winner in the second half as his header came against the cross-bar with Nigerian goalkeeper Francis Uzoho getting injured in the process.

''Speaking of results, it is never favorable. When it comes to Brazil, we always want to seek victory.

''But within what we were presenting, today the answer was very good. The second half was good, against a physically strong team.

''The result is not good, but no doubt the second half was good, yes," Casemiro was quoted by TV Globo.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Brazil vs Nigeria saw Paris Saint-Germian striker Neymar limp off after just 12 minutes played in the match.

The 27-year-old was substituted for Philippe Coutinho after he signaled to the bench to be brought off.

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