Simply 5-0. That's how the Brazilian women's soccer team debuted at the Tokyo Olympics.
With goals Marta (twice), Debinha, Andressa Alves and Bia Zaneratto, the ion showed an excellent offensive performance in this 1st round.
The Brazilian victory was at the stadium in Miyagi, with the presence of a small audience because of the pandemic.
With today's goals, Marta reaches 12 in the Olympic Games and is two behind Brazilian Cristiane, the competition's record holder.
The Brazilian team opened the scoring after just eight minutes with a left-footed kick Marta.
And closed the fifth goal in the end, in the 44th minute, when Bia Zaneratto took advantage of the low cross, touched with the left foot and scored.
Now the expectation is for the second round.
The Brazilian team faces the Netherlands, on Saturday (24), at 8 am (GMT), while the Chinese face Zambia.