3 Things We Learned As Brazil Trashed Argentina 3-0

A reborn Brazilian side won Thursday night’s Superclássico das Américas in commanding style, condemning Argentina to a defeat that leaves them in real danger of failing to reach the next World Cup in Russia.

The home team took the lead through a stunner from their Liverpool star, Philippe Coutinho and never looked back as they dominated proceedings from start to finish.

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Here are three things we learned.

Coutinholooks to have found his rhythm:

Coutinho’s opener against Argentina makes it five goals in seven games in a yellow jersey – proof that he is becoming a force to reckon with for both Club and country.

Argentina in Trouble waters

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Argentina came into this game on a run of three games without a win, hoping that the return of Lionel Messi – who missed all of those matches – would be the catalyst for an upturn in fortunes. Unfortunately, that did not happen and now they remain in sixth, outside the automatic qualification spots and even the play-off place.

Neymar scores his 50th Goal in a yellow jersey

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The Barcelona star reached a significant milestone -his 50th goal in 74 appearance just before the interval against Argentina.

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