Brazil vs Korea Republic Match Details
Match: Brazil vs Korea Republic, 54nd match |Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup
Date: 6th December 2022
Time: 1.00 AM (GMT+6), 12.30 AM(GMT+5.5)
Venue: Stadium 974, Qatar
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FIFA ranking: Brazil(1) – (28)Korea Republic
Brazil and Korea Republic will face each other in round of 16 matches in World Cup football popularly known as The Greatest Show on Earth.
However, the biggest player in the team is Neymar. Brazil’s Neymar Paris Saint-Germain popularly known as Neymarwill go to the highest goal scorer in the world. He already scored 75 goals, whereas the highest goal is scored by the Legendary player pele. Pele scored 77 goals. Although the legendary player Ronaldo made 62 goals in his football career.
The rest of the team has a lot more power compared to Brazil. Son heung-min(Tottenham Hotspur), Park ji sung, Hwang uijo(forward), Kim Minjae(Centre-back), Hwang Inbeom, Jung wooyoung can give a big push to Neymar on the day.
The FIFA ranked number one team is Brazil has scored only five goals against 40 in the qualifying round. Therefore, facing the world cup leaders this time is a tough test for any team.
After 20 years and five World Cups, the team will want to make their presence known in the first match against Korea in the knockout stage.
On the other hand, the South Korean team is relatively strong. They have won 12 matches in the World Cup, although their opponents were relatively weak.
FIFA ranking 1st team Brazil will face 28th team Korea. The match will undoubtedly be a tough test for korea.
Brazil vs Korea Republic Key Points
In the 2014 World Cup, Brazil is standing behind a shameful defeat of 7-1 goals at home venue. Brazil was a team that depended on Neymar at home. Therefore, they could not stand losing the main star of the team. However, this year’s World Cup captain is not relying on Neymar. The team has a lot of stars in the mix of experience and youth.
Thiago Silva will undoubtedly want to play in the colors of the World Cup. On the other hand, the team has the best goalkeeper in the world like Alisson.
However, the biggest star in the team is Neymar. Only two more goals in the Brazilian jersey, he will surpass the record of the highest goals scored by the Brazilian player. In this match, he will try to break the record.
Brazil vs Korea Republic Head-to-Head
Brazil vs Korea Republic have met Seven times until now. Brazil won six matches with one lost match.
Like the 2014 and 2018 World Cups, Neymar suffered an unfortunate injury in the 2022 World Cup. The ankle injury in the first match knocked him out of the remaining group stage matches. Despite having ankle issues he will be seen on the field. Apart from Neymar, Danilo also cannot play in this match.
On the other hand, Naples will want to turn to Kim-Min-Zai’s spotlight alone.South Korea grip Sun Heung Min is undoubtedly the biggest star. The second line will also have spotlights on Min like the first match. He will want to get into politics in the discussion in the first parliament. Aims a lot of pull on its results.
Brazil vs Korea Republic Squad
Goalkeepers: Alisson (Liverpool), Ederson (Manchester City),Weverton (Palmeiras)
Defenders Alex Sandro (Juventus), Alex Telles (Sevilla), Bremer (Juventus), Danilo (Juventus), Dani Alves (Pumas), Eder Militao (Real Madrid), Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain), Thiago Silva (Chelsea)
Midfielders Bruno Guimaraes (Newcastle United), Casemiro (Manchester United), Everton Ribeiro (Flamengo), Fabinho (Liverpool), Fred (Manchester United), Lucas Paqueta (West Ham United)
Attackers Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain), Pedro (Flamengo), Gabriel Jesus (Arsenal), Antony (Manchester United), Gabriel Martinelli (Arsenal), Raphinha (Barcelona), Richarlison (Tottenham), Rodrygo (Real Madrid), Vinicius Junior (Real Madrid)
South Korea Squad
Goalkeepers: Kimseung-gyu, Johyun-woo, Gunbum-keun
Defenders: Kimmin-jae, Kimmin-hwan, Kimjin-soo, Hangchul, Kimyoung-gwon, Kwonkyung-won, Choi-min, Kimmun-hwan, Eunjong-gyu,
Midfielders: Sonhyung-min, Hwanghee-chan, Sonjoon-hyeong, Jungwoo-young, Leekang-in,Nasang-ho, Gunmin-kyu, Paikseung-hwang-beom, Leejae-sung, Kwonchang-hun, Jiu-young
Forwards: Hwangwi-Jo, Chogwe-Sung
Brazil vs Korea Republic Prediction
Scorecard: Brazil 2-1 Korea
Brazil has won five matches, lost one match out of six matches in all competitions. Brazil has won two matches so far in this world cup.
Korea, on the other hand, have won five matches, drawn two matches and lost two games in their last six matches in all competitions. Considering the statistics, it may seem that the Brazilian team is clearly ahead. But Korea is not a weak team. In their day they can change the equation.