Mane has been the team's talisman, scoring the winning penalty at the Africa Cup of Nations final in Cameroon in February and six weeks later securing World Cup qualification [File: Thaier Al-Sudani/Reuters]

Striker Sadio Mane scored twice to help Senegal fight back and shock Brazil 4-2 in a friendly match played in Lisbon on Tuesday.

This was the third match to lose for the five times world cup champions’ in their last four matches. 

Mane’s brace made Senegal become the first team to make a comeback and beat Brazil in 11 years.

Brazil remains without a coach since the exit of Tite last year, as Neymer still out after suffering an ankle injury in February. 

The Brazilian FA (CBF) are pursuing Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti to be their new coach.

Lucas Paqueta put the South American team on the lead into the 11th minute of the game, but Habib Diallo equalised for Senegal in the 22nd minute.

Marquinhos own goal put Senegal on the lead on the 52nd minute, before Mane scoring three minutes later.

However, Marquinhos amended his mistake and netted the ball on the right place earning the team a draw, after looping a mishit over Mory Diaw the Senegal goalkeeper.

Mane scored his second goal deep into the stoppage time from a penalty kick after Nicolas Jackson was fouled inside the box by Brazil goalkeeper Ederson, sealing victory for the Senegalese despite a heavy 63%-37% possession.


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