The World Cup 2022 Mondays on FOX continued with Brazil dominate South Korea 4-1 at Stade 974 in Ras Abu Aboud of Qatar in the sixth championship match of the round of 16.
Brazilian star Neymar He returned to action for the first time since sustaining a ligament injury in his team’s opening match of the tournament. With the win, Brazil qualified to play Croatia – that defeated Japan via penalties earlier on Monday – in the quarter-finals on Friday (7 a.m. ET, Fox).
Here are the most important plays!
8′: We’re off!
South Korea was caught three times in the first six minutes of Monday’s match. Brazil, on the other hand, found an early rhythm, such as Vinicius Jr linked to the back of the net to put his team ahead early.
Brazilian Vinicius Junior scores a goal against the Republic of Korea in 7 minutes
11 ‘: Big penalty
Richarlison And he made a mistake in the penalty area early in this match, which provided a golden opportunity for Brazil to take a two-goal lead.
13′: Neymar makes it two!
Neymar did not disappoint in his first game back from injury, converting the penalty kick to put Brazil ahead 2-0 early on.
It was his seventh goal in his past 12 World Cup matches.
Brazilian Neymar scores a goal against the Republic of Korea in 13 minutes
17′: What could have been
Japan were aggressive after falling into a 2-0 hole but were unable to capitalize on the next few chances they had.
Brazil goalkeeper Allisonwho had not faced a single shot on goal in the two matches they had started in the group stage, created a clutch to keep Japan off the board.
29′: Party in Doha!
Brazil took a 3-0 lead near the half-hour mark, thanks to Richarlison’s fine footwork.
36 ‘: When it rains, it rains
Brazil extended its lead to 4-0 after that Lucas PaquetaHis goal – his first in a World Cup – late in the first half.
39′: style points
Brazil continued to push forward as the first half drew to a close, keeping South Korea off the board completely.
Brazil are the first team to score more than four goals in the first half of a knockout match since Germany in 2014.
46′: No exit
South Korea came out to fight in the second half, but Brazil’s defense was too much to overcome.
76′: Avoid Shutout
South Korea finally got on the board late in the second half with this perfect shot.
However, it was too little, too late, and things ended there.
South Korea’s Baek Seung-ho scores a goal against Brazil in 76 minutes
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