Brazil vs South Korea: Brazil national football team romped to a 4-1 win over South Korea in the FIFA World Cup 2022 round of 16 to book their place in the quarter-finals.
Brazil, among the favourites to win the FIFA World Cup 2022 title, dismantled South Korea during the first 36 minutes in which they scored four goals. The South American heavyweights had qualified for the round of 16 after finishing at the points table in Group G with six points.
But, the five-time FIFA World Cup winners headed into this Brazil vs South Korea fixture on the back of a shock defeat to Cameroon in their final group stage game at Qatar World Cup 2022.
Brazil got off to a flying start in this Brazil vs South Korea fixture. Vinicius Jr sent Brazil ahead just seven minutes into the game. Raphinha sent the ball toward Neymar inside the South Korean box. However, Neymar could not steer the ball into the net as he only made slight contact with the ball. Vinicius Jr, unmarked at the back post, received the ball and then sent it into the South Korean net.
Brazil vs South Korea: Brazil Defeat South Korea 4-1 in FIFA World Cup Round-of-16
The South American behemoths doubled their advantage in this Brazil vs South Korea fixture just six minutes later. Richarlison was fouled inside the South Korean box and the referee pointed to the spot.
Neymar stepped up to take the kick and made no mistake, finding the net to make it 2-0 for Brazil.
Richarlison made it 3-0 for his side in this Brazil vs South Korea FIFA World Cup 2022 fixture just before the half-hour mark, in the 29th minute. He juggled the ball with his head and foot before passing it to Marquinhos, who played the ball to Thiago Silva. The Brazil defender then slid a pass for Richarlison, who coolly slotted it into the net.
The fourth goal of this FIFA World Cup 2022 round of 16 clash also came from Brazil. This time, it was Lucas Paqueta who put the ball in the net.
Paqueta established a four-goal cushion for Brazil in the 36th minute of this match. Vinicius Jr sent a cross from the left and Paqueta slammed the ball home as Brazil ripped apart the South Korean defense.
South Korea would pull one back in the 76th minute of the match, with Paik Seung-ho scoring an absolute stunner. Brazil half-cleared a South Korean free-kick and the ball fell for Paik. He took a touch before unleashing a shot they beat Allison Becker.