Brazil, the five-time world cup winner, smashed South Korea in a friendly match. Today, South Korea host Brazil at their home ground, Seoul World Cup Stadium. This match is a part of Brazil’s world tour ahead of the Qatar World Cup. However, Brazil smashed the home team with five goals.
Today, Brazil have played against South Korea as part of their world tour. The Qatar World Cup is knocking on the door. So, Brazil’s manager Tite has been preparing his team ahead of the biggest show on earth, The Fifa World Cup.
At Seoul World Cup Stadium, Brazil’s manager Tite has played his best possible XI against the home team, South Korea. He set up the team formation with 4-4-2. In the front, the manager trusted Neymar Jr and Richarlison. Brazil have one of the most dynamic players in the midfield area as they have some young & talented bloods.
Raphinha, Fred, Casemiro, and Lucas Paqueta have made their midfield one of the strongest. However, Paulo Bento, the manager of South Korea, played his team in a 4-1-4-1 formation. Son Heung Min led the team as the captain.
Anyway, Brazil were very aggressive from the beginning of the match. They pressed the opponents highly. As a result, the visiting team scored an early goal as Richarlison found the net in the 7th minute of the match. After that, South Korea tried to equalize as soon as possible. Skipper Son looked threatening whenever he got the ball. Finally, the home team found the equalizer in the 31st minute as Hwang Ui-jo scored a stunning goal.
But Brazil didn’t take much time to take the lead again. Brazil was awarded a penalty kick in the 40th minute, which was taken by Neymar Jr. However, he successfully scored the goal from the spot-kick. Both teams couldn’t find the net in the remaining minutes of the first half. As a result, the first half ended in 2-1.
Coming back from the break, South Korea became messy. They looked unorganized in the second half. Moreover, Brazil got another penalty kick in the 57th minute. Neymar, once again, came forward to take the shot. Like the previous one, he scored again in the second penalty. Furthermore, Brazil scored two more goals as Philippe Coutinho and Gabriel Jesus found the back of the net in the 80th and 93rd minutes, respectively. As a result, Brazil won a massive 5-1 victory over South Korea.