Highly rated Brazilian star Neymar Jr opened for Barcelona in the first half of their semifinal match up against Bayern, making it easier for the Los Blaugrans to put a foot in the Champions League final.
The “MSN” trio (Messi, Suarez,Neymar) showed their prowess once again, after assists by Luis Suarez helped Neymar score the opening brace. Even though Barcelona Lost yesterday’s second leg match against Bayer, The results of their earlier attempt at camp Nou was enough to send them through.
The Brazilian star scored his eighth and ninth goal in this UEFA Champions League edition, tying Cristiano Ronaldo and Luiz Adriano as the second most prolific scorers this year. Only Lionel Messi has scored more goals than his South American colleague, and both will have one more game to increase their total.
Neymar also became the second player in the tournament’s history to score in both legs of his team’s Quarter-final and semi-final matchups, following what Fernando Morientes did for Monaco back in the 2003-2004 season.