Brazil's Neymar celebrates at the end of a quarter-final match of the men's Olympic football tournament against Colombia in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Saturday Aug. 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
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Neymar led Brazil into the semi-finals of the Olympics with his first goal of the competition to edge the third of a trilogy of grudge matches with Colombia in three years 2-0 .The Barcelona star curled home an inch-perfect free-kick after just 12 minutes of Saturday's game, but was lucky to escape with a yellow card for chopping down Andres Roa and provoking a brawl between the two teams just before half-time.Germany, who beat Portugal 4-0, face Nigeria in the other semi-final after the Africans beat Denmark 2-0 .Neymar missed that match having been stretchered off in tears with two broken vertebrae when Brazil dumped a James Rodriguez-inspired Colombia out of a bruising quarter-final two years ago.
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