Brazil crush South Korea with Neymar double
Media365 editorial staff, published on Thursday, June 02, 2022 at 3:25 p.m.
In a friendly match, Brazil easily dominated South Korea (5-1) on Thursday in Seoul.
That’s the price! Brazil had fun Thursday in Seoul in winning 5-1 against South Korea, another qualifier for the World Cup in Qatarunder the impetus in particular of a Neymar yet announced injured before the meeting.
The South American giants won this friendly match by scoring at least four goals again, as in their last three outings, in Bolivia, against Chile and Paraguay, which ended 4-0.
After Richarlison’s opener which extended a shot from Fred served an acceleration from Alex Sandro (1-0, 7th), Neymar entered the track for the serial of the two penalties validated by the VAR.
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The PSG star transformed the first following a foul on Alex Sandro far from obvious, not to say consecutive to a good simulation of the defender of Juventus (2-0, 42nd). At the start of the second half, « Ney » again took the South Korean goalkeeper on the wrong foot (3-1, 57th) for a foul, still on Alex Sandro, and this time, clear but that the referee had thought good not to whistle at first…
Before that, the Bordelais Wang had equalized with class (1-1, 31st), control in pivot and cross shot, then Thiago Silva, from the head, had seen his attempt repelled by the crossbar of the Asian goalkeeper (45th + 2) .
Tite’s players gave a little more relief to the scoreboard thanks to the entrants: Coutinho (4-1, 79th) and Gabriel Jesus (5-1, 90th + 3). Raphinha, he had found the right amount of Kim Seung-Gyu a little earlier (75th). A way of emphasizing, if it still had to be done, that the brazilian workforce always full of talent. And with his coach, they put themselves at the service of a real collective. In Qatar, it could hurt a lot.