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Man Utd star Antony has sent a message to Garnacho and Sancho

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Brazil V Cameroon in pictures Invalid emailWe use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More infoEngland’s goalless draw with USA doesn’t look too bad now. Brazil saw their 100 per cent record at the World Cup ended by Cameroon on Friday night, with Vincent Aboubakar scoring the only goal of the game. Yet while it was a night to forget for the Samba side, Manchester United’s Antony was a shining light during the showdown at the Lusail Stadium.Brazil had gone into the game hoping to make it three wins from three, having battled their way past Serbia and Switzerland in their previous outings.However, on a night where Tite decided to tinker, it was Cameroon who secured victory with Aboubakar popping up in the closing stages to stun the five-time winners.Though Brazil lost, they were still fun to watch as ever. Neymar, who the camera often panned to, had a smile on his face throughout the bulk of the showdown.And Antony was a shining light for Brazil.The Manchester United star has made a huge impact at Old Trafford in the short time since his blockbuster move from Ajax, winning fans round with his skills, tricks and flicks. Man Utd star Antony impressed for Brazil in their defeat to Cameroon (Image: GETTY)And he has certainly given Tite food for thought after shining on the right of their attack prior to making way for Raphinha with just over 10 minutes left on the clock.United signed Antony because Erik ten Hag believes in him. Having overseen the 22-year-old’s development at Ajax, the Glazers opted to loosen the pursestrings towards the end of the window.Based on this evidence, it is easy to see why.Antony didn’t score or assist but he was a menacing threat down the right of Brazil’s attack, posing problems with his speed.He also got fans going at a time where a Mexican Wave was starting to appear, with supporters relishing his skills in the early stages of the contest. Man Utd star Antony was a constant threat for Brazil against Cameroon (Image: Getty)Antony still has much to learn, of course. But this performance was a statement, one Tite will have to mull over ahead of his side’s clash with South Korea next time out.And it also serves as a message to Jadon Sancho and Alejandro Garnacho as well.For Sancho, this is what he’ll have to do to win Ten Hag round. The Engand international has been too inconsistent for too long, now, and his manager’s patience is wearing thin.The forward is currently training in the Netherlands in a bid to get better, having blown hot and cold for United ever since his move from Borussia Dortmund last year.Taking on defenders, like Antony did tonight, is how he’ll fulfil his potential. Playing with confidence and swagger, expressing himself, are all things Ten Hag wants him to do. Man Utd star Antony has sent a message to Jadon Sancho and Alejandro Garnacho (Image: Getty)With Garnacho, he’s on the right track to becoming a superstar.But having filled in for Antony while he’s been injured, this was the Brazilian’s way of showing that he’s back with a bang and ready to regain his spot on the flanks.Next up for Antony, and Brazil, is a showdown with South Korea in the next round. The 2002 quarter-finalists booked their place in the round of 16 with a shock 2-1 win over Portugal, with Hwang Hee-chan scoring the winner in the 91st minute.Elsewhere in Brazil’s group, Switzerland battled through with a hard-fought 3-2 victory on a night where tempers flared up throughout.They will now lock horns with Portugal.

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