Brazilian superstar Neymar He returned to action for the first time since suffering a hamstring injury in his team’s opening game of the tournament. With this win, Brazil advanced to the playoffs Croatia – It was defeated Japan via penalty kicks on Monday – Friday in the quarter-finals (7 a.m. ET, FOX)
Here are the best plays!
8′: We’re out!
South Korea were caught offsides three times in the first six minutes of Monday’s game. Brazil, on the other hand, found a rhythm early on Vinicius Jr Connected to the back of the net to give his team an early lead.
Brazil’s Vinicius Jr. scored. Republic of Korea at 7
11′: Big time penalty
Richardson A foul in the penalty area early in the game gave Brazil a golden opportunity to take a two-goal lead.
13′: Neymar’s second!
Neymar did not disappoint in his first game back from injury, converting a penalty to give Brazil an early 2-0 lead.
It was his seventh goal in the last 12 World Cup matches.
Brazil’s Neymar scored. 13′ vs Korea Republic
17′: What could have been
Japan were aggressive after falling 2-0 down, but were unable to capitalize on the next few chances.
Brazil keeper AlisonHaving not faced a shot on goal in his two starts in the group stage, he came up with a clutch save to put Japan on the board.
29′: Party in Doha!
Brazil led 3-0 on the half-hour mark with Richarlison’s sumptuous strike.
36′: If it rains, it pours
Brazil then took a 4-0 lead Lucas BagudaHis first goal in this World Cup – late in the first half.
39′: Walking points
Brazil followed suit as the first half drew to a close, keeping South Korea completely off the board.
Brazil became the first team since Germany in 2014 to score four plus goals in the first half of a knockout stage match.
46′: Not out
South Korea came out fighting in the second half, but Brazil’s defense was too much.
76′: Shutout averted
Finally, South Korea got on the board with this great goal in the second half.
It was too little, too late, however, and things ended there.
South Korea’s Baek Seung-ho scored against Brazil in the 76′.
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