December 6, 2022 (Jack87 News) – Early morning today, the sixth game in the knockout round of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar was held at the 974 Stadium BK8. The crowd favorite Brazil played against South Korea. After 90 minutes of fierce fighting, Brazil swept South Korea 4-1 and easily advanced to the quarter-finals. After recuperating from early World Cup game injury, Neymar was seen present in this game helping his teammates in scoring.
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In this match, Brazilian forwards Gabriel Jesus, Telles and Alvares were all absent due to injuries while Neymar and Danilo who are both in good condition now started the game. Richarlison served as the single arrow on the Brazilian side. On the other hand, South Korean superstar Son Heung-min played 108th times for his national team today, surpassing the famous Park Sung-hwa, occupying the ninth place in the history of the team.
The match begins with Brazil’s early lead courtesy of Vinicius in the first 7 minutes of the game. This is his first goal in this World Cup and his second goal in his national team career. Neymar, who came from injury, expanded their lead with a penalty kick from Richarlison Bet99. This is Neymar’s first goal of this competition, which is also the seventh World Cup goal of his career. Looking up to Pele, Neymar became the third Brazilian player to score in three World Cups.
In the 29th minute mark, Brazil played a classic match. Richarlison continued to head the ball under the entanglement of the defensive players, and then unloaded the ball and passed it shortly. Marquinhos made a quick cross with Thiago Silva who passed it back to Richarlison who made a knowing move forward, facing Korean goalkeeper Kim Seung-gyu single-handedly in front of the small penalty area and scored a goal, 3-0! Richarlison scored his third goal in the competition and his 20th goal for the national team.
The Koreans tried stopping the bleeding but Zheng Yourong ended up getting a couple of yellow cards, which means missing the next main match. During the 4th minute of stoppage time, Paqueta went straight to Richarlison who drove straight in with the ball at halftime, and shot on the right side in front of the small penalty area. South Korean goalkeeper Kim Seung-kyu stretched his leg to block the ball but missed. At the end of the first half, Brazil entered the intermission with a 4-0 lead over South Korea.
After changing sides and fighting again in the second half, both teams made substitutions in the early times. Then came the 76th minute, when Li Gangren passed a free kick from the right side of the front court and was cleared by the defender. Bai Shenghao shot from the top of the penalty area and the ball flew into the net from the right side of the goal, 1-4 Boda8! Bai Shenghao scored the first goal of this competition and his third goal for the national team.
In the end, Brazil swept South Korea 4-1 and easily advanced to the quarterfinals of the World Cup. They will soon face Croatia for a semi-final seat.