Qatar World Cup 2022: With 4 goals and plenty of dancing, Brazil beats South Korea to enter quarter-finals
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Brazil and Neymar came back and danced to the title.
4-1 loss to five-time world champions Cameroon Merciless Round of 16 against South Korea.
One of the favorites to win the World Cup took a 2-0 lead before the 15th minute.
First it was Real Madrid striker Vinicius Jr., who curled a cross shot to the left of goalkeeper Kim Seung-kyu, then Neymar from the penalty spot.
After two games Brazil’s 10-run lead returned to the franchise Stopped by injuryOn that day.
The match is over
Alisson cleared South Korea’s Hwang Hee-chan’s long-range shot for a corner and looked to have put the Asians back in the game, but first Richarlison and then Lucas Paqueta ended the first half with a four-goal party and unleashed the festivities. In the grandstands.
After Richarlison’s goal, coach Adener took part in a celebratory choreography by Leonardo Bacchi – “Tide”.
Defeat against the Cameroonian side in the last game of the group stage raised some doubts about Canarinha’s wider support, leaving us behind and now awaiting current world runners-up Croatia in the quarter-finals.
The second half looked good enough, after all – Brazilian players who have yet to score in this World Cup, like Rafinha or Neymar, wanted to add more goals to their scoring charts. Competition.
After playing Cameroon earlier in the day, Dani Alves allowed the last 45 minutes to celebrate Brazil’s victory, and Everton’s only player in the Brazilian squad to replace goalkeeper Alisson did not go out. In the World Cup.
But South Korea didn’t want to go without an honorable goal and what an honor it was behind Paik Seung-ho’s superb shot to slip into the corner of the goal which Allison saved before the third goalkeeper stepped in.
A “scissors” by Dani Alves almost turned out to be the icing… but that would have been gluttony.
There was even a memory for Pele at the end of the game, whose health has worried the entire South American establishment in recent days.
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