Speaking to media Neymar Jr. said, "It's a great honor to be named captain, and I'll do everything to fulfill that duty and help the team win". "There could have been a situation where maybe the shoulder slump, the confidence, was blown".
Both teams made changes in the second half and there were no more goals, with Neymar missing the best chance to add a third goal in the 51st minute.
Brazil maintained its strong tradition with an easy win on Friday, thanks to the goals by forwards Roberto Firmino at the 11th minute and Neymar converting a penalty at the 43rd.
The Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson Becker appeared to have little to do and managed to save a goal at 72 minutes by U.S. midfielder Wil Trapp, what was perhaps the US' best chance in the match.
Yedlin said to the referee, 'Did you watch the World Cup?', after Fernando Guerrero awarded Neymar a free-kick in the game. Wil Trapp appeared to give him the slightest of pushes and Fabinho tumbled past Brooks. Neymar scored at MetLife eight years ago in his worldwide debut.
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Neymar, who now plays for France's PSG, converted the penalty with a soft shot to the left as Steffen lunged to the right.
The best USA chance was Weston McKennie's left-footed shot off a Kellyn Acosta pass in the 66th, which went wide.
The temporary grass field installed over the artificial turf had some brown patches.
Notes: Sarachan will run the team for Tuesday's friendly against Mexico in Nashville, Tennessee, and possibly for exhibitions on October 12 against Colombia at Tampa, Florida, and versus Peru four days later at East Hartford, Connecticut.
Brazil traveled to the States for an global friendly with U.S.A. Dede entered in the 80th, his first appearance in five years.