(ANSA) - BRAZIL, JUN 13 - Brazil overwhelmed a Venezuela decimated by Covid-19 with a 3-0 at the opening of the 2021 CoppaAmérica, tonight in Brasilia.
Protagonist Neymar, author of a goal from a penalty in the 64th minute of an assist to Gabigol one minute from the end. The first to score for the title holding team and host of the tournament was Marquinhos, on 23 minutes.
Venezuela was penalized by the absence of eight players who tested positive for the coronavirus in an empty stadium due to the anti Covid-19 restrictions. (HANDLE).