Neymar hobbles out of Brazil training session

first_imgNeymar missed Brazil’s training session on Monday after appearing to nurse an injury knock sustained during their disappointing 1-1 draw against Switzerland.Team-mates of Brazil’s talisman Paulinho and Thiago Silva also reportedly stayed at the hotel gym while the rest of the squad took part in full training. 2 The PSG forward played the full 90 minutes but took a number of hits in the game, with Valon Behrami receiving a yellow card for his treatment of Neymar. Neymar is comforted by the Brazil team physio during Monday’s training session Neymar, 22, was fouled ten times in what was a frustrating opening game for the World Cup favourites.Philippe Coutinho gave the five-time winners the lead in the first-half but Steven Zuber levelled the game.Brazil head coach admitted the world’s most expensive player was “not 100 per cent” before the match, having both fractured his metatarsal and sprained his ankle in February.center_img 2 Switzerland were very physical with Neymar Brazil will be looking to get their Russia campaign back on track when they face Costa Rica in their second Group E game on Friday – a game you can listen to live on talkSPORT talkSPORT will be with listeners all day and all night at this year’s 2018 FIFA World Cup™ with over 800 hours of World Cup content and all 64 games live across the talkSPORT network.last_img read more