Neymar on fire as Barcelona defeat Juventus 2-1 in pre-season friendly

Neymar on fire as Barcelona defeat Juventus 2-1 in pre-season friendly

- Neymar scored two goals on Sunday, July 23, as Barcelona defeated Juventus 2-1

- The encounter was a pre-season friendly game as both side prepare for the new season

- Brazilian star Neymar produced world class performance in the duel played in New Jersey

Brazilian superstar Neymar was the hero for Spanish club Barcelona on Sunday morning, July 23, 2017 as the Catalan giants defeated Italian champions Juventus 2-1 in pre-season friendly.

The PSG target showed some world class performances against the Italian side as he scored the two goals that gave Barcelona the deserved victory.

Neymar opened scoring for Barcelona in the 15th minutes after being set up by Paco Alcacer, and he wasted no time to slot the ball into the far corner with Juventus goalie Buffon helpless.

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Neymar on fire as Barcelona defeat Juventus 2-0 in pre-season friendly
Brazilian star Neymar in action against Juventus (photo: Sun)

He scored the second goal in the 26th minutes after a defensive gaffe from Juventus players allowing the Brazilian to beat legendary goalkeeper Buffon again.

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Giorgio Chielleni scored the consolatory goal for Juventus in the 63rd minutes, but there was no time for the Italian side to equalize as the match ended 2-1 in favor of Barcelona.

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