FIFA World Cup: Brazil demolish South Korea | As it happened

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Brazil players celebrate their second goal. Photo: AFP/Glyn Kirk

Doha: Goals by Vinicius Jr, Neymar, Richarlison and Lucas Paqueta powered Brazil to a commanding 4-1 win over South Korea in the pre-quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup on Monday.

Read the match report here:

Vinicius Jr opened the scoring in the seventh minute. Neymar converted a penalty to double the lead in the 13th minute. Richarlison made it 3-0 in the 29th and Paqueta scored the fourth in the 36th.

Vinicius Junior
Vinicius Junior celebrates after teammate Lucas Paqueta scored their fourth goal. Photo: Reuters/Annegret Hilse

Korea pulled one back through Paik Seung-ho in the 76th.

Brazil will meet Croatia in the first quarterfinal on Friday.

AS IT HAPPENED
  • 1 month ago

    Thank you for the joining us. We will be back for the Morocco-Spain clash later tonight

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  • 1 month ago

    Once Brazil scored three goals inside the first 30 minutes, the game was as agood as over 

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  • 1 month ago

    Korea's fine run is over. Brazl were far superior to them 

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  • 1 month ago

    Brazil will play Croatia in the first quarterfinal on Friday at 8.30 pm (IST)

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  • 1 month ago

    Final whistle blows! Brazil storm into the quarterfinals with a 4-1 win

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  • 1 month ago

    Four minutes of stoppage time

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  • 1 month ago

    Casemiro has taken some knocks tonight

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  • 1 month ago

    Neymar has also been subbed and he did well on his return

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  • 1 month ago

    But the damage was done in the first half

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  • 1 month ago

    Korea have been much better in the second half

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