ST PETERSBURG, RUSSIA -- Three quick points following Brazil's 2-0 win over Costa Rica, which featured a glorious use of VAR.
1. Neymar, Coutinho deliver late, late drama
This was about nerves. About the contrast between a baby blue sky visible through the roof of the Saint Petersburg Stadium and dark clouds gathered over the Brazil bench. Their manager, Tite, found himself in serious danger of becoming the first Selecao boss to fail to win his opening two games in a World Cup.
At halftime, it...