FIFA World Cup 2022 Knockouts had most resilient South Korea take on Brazil. After a shocking loss to Cameroon, Brazil seems to have found their rhythm back in this game. Vini Jr. made the first goal at 7th minute of the game for Brazil to give lead against South Korea. Neymer converted a penalty in the 13th minute further taking lead to 2-0. Richarlison at 29th minute and Lucas Paqueta at 36th minute scored to make it an unassailable lead of 4-0 in the first half for Brazil. South Korea had to fight back in the second half to score and they managed one goal after persistent attacks at 76th minute, Paik Seung-ho. Brazil won the game by 4-1 against a rather resilient South Korea.
Brazil took 18 shots at goal with 9 on target. They had 54% ball possession, made 609 passes with 89% accuracy. Brazil made 8 fouls, got 5 Corners. South Korea took 8 shots at goal with 6 on target. They had 46% ball possession, made 529 passes with 86% accuracy. South Korea made 13 fouls, got 1 Yellow Card and 5 Offsides, 4 Corners. Brazil consistently kept resisting the aggression of South Korea with their own style of defense mixed with aggression approach at Stadium 974 – Ras Abu Aboud, Qatar.
Brazil seemed to find creative ways in their own calypso style to score goals against South Korea who appeared shocked to be reduced to 2-0 in first 15 minutes. South Korea had to be on defensive and offensive but Brazil kept attacking them with vigor and passion. Well, now Brazil and Croatia will play their Quarter-final on 9th December.