Neymar blames pitch for penalty miss
November 15, 2012
By ESPN staff
Neymar has blamed the pitch after his embarrassing penalty miss in the 1-1 friendly draw between Brazil and Colombia in New Jersey.
• Match highlights: Brazil 1-1 Colombia
Neymar - who earlier had scored Brazil's equaliser, fooling his marker with a drag-back before shooting between two defenders - fired his 80th-minute attempt wildly over the crossbar after an elaborate run-up.
"It was horrible," he said afterwards. ...