Soccer-Neymar makes case for starting place at Barca (Reuters)

* Barcelona visit Malaga on Sunday * Real Madrid travel to play Granada By Mark Elkington MADRID, Aug 22 (Reuters) – Neymar’s first competitive goal for Barcelona and an injury worry for Lionel Messi puts the Brazil forward in the running for a place in the starting line up at Malaga in La Liga this weekend. The 21-year-old, who cost Barca 57 million euros, came on as a second-half substitute and nodded in at the back post as the champions came from behind to draw 1-1 at King’s Cup winners Atletico Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup first leg on Wednesday. …

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