Big collective demonstration of Brazil against South Korea (4-1). The 5 time champions did the job from the first period by leading by 4 goals. They will face Croatia in the quarterfinals next Friday.
Brazil won comfortably against South Korea in the round of 16 of the World Cup (4-1). After their defeat in the last game of the group stage, the Brazilians had to show a new face against Koreans very dynamic and who had just beaten Portugal. They did it and they qualify for the quarterfinals. They will face Croatia who beat Japan (1-1, after pen 3-1) earlier in the day.
Led by their playmaker, Neymar, back from injury, the Auriverde launched the hostilities from the beginning of the game. In the 6th minute, Vinicius Jr, well served at the back post, perfectly adjusted the Korean keeper 1-0. Four minutes later, Richarlison was fouled in the penalty area. Penalty for Brazil. Neymar Jr takes it and converts it in a beautiful way.
Trailing 2-0, the Koreans still try to push the Brazilians well in place. A beautiful shot of Wang forces Alisson Becker to spread out to put the ball in corner (16th). But Brazil has strong arguments. With four strikers, it goes quickly in front and the Koreans are still surprised on a magnificent combination concluded by Richarlison (29). Vinicius finds a few minutes later Lucas Paquêta who scores the 4th goal of Brazil (36th).
After the break, the Brazilians continued to attack and created several chances but without scoring. They often came up against the Korean keeper Kim. Raphinha had several chances to score, as well as Richarlison. On the hour, Korea took control and began to cause problems for Tite's team. The South Koreans kept crossing the ball and came close to pulling one back with a great shot from Hwang Hee-Chan. Allison is obliged to interpose again. They will still be rewarded by the newcomer Seung-Ho Paik who, with a heavy shot, beat the Brazilian keeper this time (76th).
A goal to save the honor and finish in strength. The score will not move.