Monday, August 11, 2008
Brazil vs New zealand
SHENYANG, China -- Ronaldinho scored two second-half goals to lead Brazil to a 5-0 rout over New Zealand and a spot in the quarterfinals of the Olympic soccer tournament.Ronaldinho netted his first goal of the tournament with a free kick in the 54th minute, and added another with a penalty kick in the 61st. The two-time FIFA Player of the Year hadn't scored for Brazil in an official competition in nearly a year.Anderson opened the scoring less than three minutes in. Alexandre Pato scored in the 34th and Rafael Sobis added another goal in second-half injury time to keep Brazil on track for its first gold medal in soccer.The victory at Shenyang Olympic Stadium secures Brazil one of the top two spots in Group C and a trip to the second round.