The five-time world champion Brazil will play with South Korea in the Round of 16. Brazil’s last group stage match was no less than a shock for it as Brazil lost the match by 1-0 to Cameroon. But Brazil had already secured a place in the Round of 16, so the loss has little impact on its position. But the loss certainly broke the confidence of Brazil’s players.
• Brazil will meet South Korea in a Group of 16 clash
• The five-time world champion is ready with a fresh squad for the knockout match
• South Korea is brimming with confidence by their latest win against Portugal
How Is Brazil Preparing To Take On South Korea?
Brazil lost its last group match to Cameroon and it could be a cause of concern for their coach Tite as he wants his team to capitalize on their massive ball possession and shot advantage. Since Brazil has rested its key players in the Cameroon match, it can expect new energy in the team for the South Korean match.
How Is South Korea Preparing For A Match Five-Time World Champions?
Fresh and energized from the latest win against Portugal where South Koreans saved the match with one goal in the stoppage time, the South Korea team is hopeful of going through the knockout stage.
Where The Match Will Be Played?
The match will be played in a modular stadium called Stadium 974. It is the first temporary venue ever used in World Cup history. The stadium can house 40,000 spectators and it has seen five matches of the 2021 FIFA Arab Cup. It will be dismantled after seven world cup games including Brazil vs South Korea.
Match Date: 5 December, Monday at 2:00 p.m. EST/7:00 p.m. GMT/4:00 a.m. KST (Tuesday)
• USA: FOX, Telemundo, fuboTV
• UK: BBC or ITV
• Canada: CTV, TSN, RDS
• Australia: SBS
• Brazil: globoplay, sportv, TV Globo, FIFA+
• South Korea: MBC, SBS, KBS2