Two-Goal Neymar Jr Closes On Pele Record As Brazil Thrash South Korea 5-1

Two-Goal Neymar Jr Closes On Pele Record As Brazil Thrash South Korea 5-1

Neymar Score two penalties for closing. YellowBrazil’s goal record when they beat South Korea 5-1 on Thursday to issue a World Cup warning. The Paris Saint-Germain forward scored the 72nd and 73rd goals for his country at a magnificent 77 from the legendary Pele for Brazil. Neymar promoted South Korean captain Sun Hyung-min, who was to win the joint Premier League Golden Boot, which Brazil silenced in front of 65,000 spectators at the Seoul World Cup stadium.

Neymar was sidelined for the match after suffering a right foot injury during training on Wednesday, but he was the star of a nightly show when Richardson, Philip Coutinho And Gabriel Jesus scored.

Brazil coach Tait said that Qatar is in a tough competition with the World Cup for places which is a little more than five months away.

“It was difficult to put together a starting XI. Everyone here wants to make a World Cup squad and he is playing well,” said Tite, who started the Real Madrid midfielder. Casimiro A few days after winning the Champions League.

“Even after talking to my staff, choosing the initial lineup was not easy.

“Our goal is to reach the final of the World Cup and our dream is to win the tournament,” he added.

Brazil, number one in the FIFA rankings, fielded a strong side and looked almost dangerous with a header from the very first seconds. Thiago Silva Deleted with an offside call.

Brazil took advantage of South Korea’s poor defense to take a seven-minute lead.

Alex Sandro It was left open when it charged to the left of the box and it set up. Fred For shots from close range. The Manchester United midfielder fired incorrectly but the ball bounced off Richardson with a lucky kick, which failed to bounce off goalkeeper Kim Sewing.

Bordeaux forward Huang Yue-joo equalized for the hosts at the half-hour mark, turning it into a left post with a smart finish.

But the goal came against the run of the game and Brazil went ahead again in 42 minutes.

South Korean defender Lee Yong Sandro was called in for a foul inside the box, and after a video review, Neymar stepped in and inadvertently placed his penalty to the left of goalkeeper Kim.

Neymar scored on his second penalty in the 57th minute, again after VAR interference and again turned the ball to the left of the low, the ball almost fell into the net.

Substitute Coutinho – who came for Neymar – and Jesus made the score line shine with two well-made strikes.

Son Award

Prior to the match, Tottenham’s son was awarded the Cheung Cheung Medal, South Korea’s highest sporting honor, by President Yoon Seok-yul.

Tight said it was important to keep South Korea’s dangerous son quiet.

“We knew that South Korea would try to rely on Sun Hyung-min as much as possible,” he said.

“When he was playing on the left, we threw. Danny Elvis On it, with Casemiro and مارکوینوس Is also helping.

“He is a great finisher and could have been a dangerous player against us. He scored 23 goals in the Premier League (last season) which shows what kind of player he is.”

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Brazil’s next match is against Japan in Tokyo on Monday.

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