Friendlies : Brazil Vs South Korea Match Preview, Line Up, Match Info

South Korea vs. Brazil - prediction, team news, lineups

Brazil Will Play Their First International Friendly Since The End Of 2019 On Thursday, With The South American Nation Facing South Korea At The World Cup Stadium In Seoul.  Both Teams Have Qualified For The 2022 World Cup And Five-time World Champions Brazil Will Be Seen As One Of The Favorites To Lift The Trophy In Qatar.

The Hosts Collected 23 Points From 10 World Cup Qualifiers To Finish Second Behind Iran In Group A, But Ended Their Campaign With A 1-0 Defeat To The Uae At The End Of March.

South Korea Are Scheduled To Play Four Friendlies Against Brazil, Chile, Paraguay And Egypt In The Coming Weeks And All Four Matches Will Be Valuable Preparation For The Upcoming World Cup. Paul Bento's Side Have Been Drawn In Group H In Qatar, Where They Will Face Portugal, Ghana And Uruguay, The Opening Competition On November 24.

South Korea's Last International Friendly Came In January, Recording A 4-0 Win Over Moldova, While They Beat Lebanon, Syria And Iran In Three Consecutive Qualifiers Before Losing To The United Arab Emirates Last Time Out.

Brazil, Meanwhile, Will Be Bidding To Win A Sixth World Cup Later This Year, With Tite's Side Entering The Competition As One Of The Favorites To Lift The Trophy.

The Selecao Last Triumphed At The Tournament In 2002, Reached The Quarter-finals In Three Of The Last Four Years And Finished Fourth On Home Soil In 2014. There Is No Doubt That The South American Nation Have Underperformed In Recent World Cups, But They Were Very Strong In Their Qualifying Campaign, Winning 14 And Drawing Three Of Their 17 Games To Finish Top Of The Section, Six Points Ahead Of Second-placed Argentina. .

Brazil Have Actually Won Each Of Their Last Three Games 4-0, Beating Paraguay, Chile And Bolivia, While They Are Unbeaten Since Losing To Argentina In The Copa America Final Last July.

Thursday's Affair Will Actually Be The Team's First International Friendly Since November 2019, When They Recorded A 3-0 Victory Over South Korea Thanks To Goals From Lucas Paqueta, Philippe Coutinho And Danilo.

South Korea International Friendly Form:

South Korea Will Be Captained By Tottenham Hotspur Forward Son Heung-min, Who Scored 23 Premier League Goals In The 2021-22 Season.

There Is A Mix Of Youth And Experience In Their Latest Squad, With Another Premier League Representative Expected In The Form Of Wolverhampton Wanderers Striker Hwang Hee-chan.

Hwang Ui-jo, Meanwhile, Has Scored 14 Times In 44 Appearances For His Country And The Bordeaux Striker Is Expected To Lead The Home Side In This Match.

Brazil Will Need To Test Alisson Becker, Eder Militao, Casemiro, Fabinho, Vinicius Junior And Rodrygo For Their Participation In Saturday's Champions League Final Between Liverpool And Real Madrid.

Head Coach Tite Is Expected To Shuffle His Pack For This Match, Rodrygo Could Start On The Right While Paqueta Could Operate As A 10 And Neymar On The Left.

Richarlison Has Now Scored 13 Times In 34 Appearances For His Country And Is Set To Lead The Line, But Gabriel Jesus Is Also Pushing For A Start At Centre-forward.

South Korea possible starting lineup:

Seung-gyu; Tae-hwan, Yong, Young-gwon, Jin-su; Chang-hoon, Hee-chan, Woo-young, Sang-ho, Heung-min; Ui-jo

Brazil possible starting lineup:

Ederson; Alves, Marquinhos, T Silva, Telles; Fabinho, Guimaraes; Rodrygo, Paqueta, Neymar; Richarlison

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