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Brazil men's soccer team held to second straight scoreless draw against Iraq

However, the Barcelona star was eclipsed.

"We need to apologise to the fans, to the people", said Brazil coach Rogerio Micale. We feel like we left our fans frustrated'.

Neymar suffered criticism for his performance against South Africa, with commentators suggesting he was trying to do too much by leading all the team's attacking play. But the Brazilians were also lucky when Iraq's Mohanad Abdulraheem hit the post early on.

Right at the end, midfielder Renato Augusto should have won it, but his close-range volley went over the bar.

Romanian referee Ovidiu Hategan waived away strong claims for a penalty moments later when Gabriel Barbosa tumbled inside the area.

Mexico stunned favourite Brazil at the London Games four years ago, winning its first gold medal in soccer.

However, it was Calleri, called in at the last minute to replace Luciano Vietto, who bundled home the victor 20 minutes from time.

In the earlier game on Saturday, Canada beat Zimbabwe 3-1 in front of 30,000 fans in Sao Paulo.

Portugal are assured of their place in the last eight after beating Honduras 2-1.

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Alberth Elis gave Honduras a first-minute lead before goals by Tobias Figueiredo and Goncalo Paciencia earned Portugal the points.

Hee-Chan Hwang scored the opener for South Korea, but Germany's Gnabry leveled before the break with his first goal of the night.

Brazil's Neymar, top, tries control the ball under pressure from Iraq's Alaa Ali during a group A match of the men's Olympic football tournament between Brazil and Iraq at the National Stadium in Brasilia, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016.

The highlight of the day, though came at the Fonte Nova Arena where Erick Gutiérrez scored four times, including a second half hat-trick, and defending champion Mexico hammered Fiji 5-1.

After netting the U.S. opener in a 2-0 win against New Zealand on Wednesday, she slotted home the only goal in Belo Horizonte after Tobin Heath's initial effort came back off the post. They were thrashed 8-0 by South Korea on their debut on Thursday.

Fiji held a shock half-time lead thanks to Roy Krishna's header.

Iraq's defence was tighter in the second half.

Neymar & Co. were stymied by Iraq on Sunday, three days after starting with a goalless draw against South Africa.

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