Neymar and Brazil draw blank in Rio 2016 opener with South Africa

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Brazil were held to a goalless draw by 10-man South Africa on the opening day of the men’s Olympic football tournament in Brasilia.

The home side were bolstered by the presences of Neymar and the new Manchester City signing Gabriel Jésus , but struggled for inspiration against well-organised visitors who held firm despite the dismissal of Mothobi Mvala shortly before the hour for a second yellow card.

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