After a disappointing defeat against arch-rivals Argentina, Brazil will take on South Korea in a friendly match. The match will be played at the Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Brazil’s last win came against Peru in Copa America final earlier this year and have lost two and drawn three matches since that. South Korea, on the other hand, have drawn their last two games in the 2022 World Cup Qualifiers. The sides have met only five times with Brazil having the majority of wins. In head-to-head record between the teams in their five matches so far, Brazil have won four matches, while South Korea have a solitary win to their name which came way back in March 1999. BRA vs KOR, International Friendly 2019 Match: From Philippe Coutinho to Heung Min-Son, 5 Players to Watch Out for in Brazil vs South Korea Football Game.
Brazil manager Tite is a man under pressure as his side is winless since July and have not scored more than once in four of the five matches in that time. Brazil are without Neymar who is out injured since the last international break. However, Spurs superstar Heung Min Son will be the main focal point of the Taegeuk Warriors attack. Tite is expected to make some changes to his side in order to get them back to winning ways. Before the match, we take a look at the results of last five encounters between the sides. How to Watch Brazil vs South Korea International Friendly 2019 Live Streaming Online? Get Free Live Telecast of BRA vs KOR & Football Score Updates on TV in India.
South Korea vs Brazil – October 12, 2013 – Brazil Won 2-0
This was a friendly match played in Seoul, South Korea. Neymar was given a rough ride by the tough-tackling Korean defence, but he put Selecao ahead just before the half-time mark. Oscar scored early in the second half to hand the five-time world cup champions an easy win.
South Korea vs Brazil – November 20, 2002 – Brazil Won 3-2
An entertaining match was decided by an injury-time goal from Ronaldinho. Seol Ki-Hyeon and Jung-Hwan scored for the Asian side before Ronaldo equalised for the Brazilians on two different occasions. The Korean’s were unlucky to lose this match as Brazil needed an injury-time penalty to come away with a victory.
South Korea vs Brazil – March 28, 1999 – South Korea Won 1-0
One of the most memorable moments in Korean Football came when South Korea defeated four-time World champions Brazil at the Olympic Stadium in Seoul. Kim Do-Hoon scored in the 90th minute of the game to hand the Asian side a historic win over the Selecao.
South Korea vs Brazil – August 10, 1997 – Brazil Won 2-1
This match was played in the Nike World Tour, 1997 at the Olympic Stadium in Seoul. South Korea shocked the Brazilians as they opened the scoring in the 7th minute through Kim Do-Keun. An injury-time penalty from Ronaldo brought Brazil back on level terms before a late goal Sonny Anderson gave Selecao the victory.
South Korea vs Brazil – August 12, 1995 – Brazil Won 1-0
The first meeting between the sides took place at the Public Stadium in Suwon-si, South Korea. The Asian side put on a great performance against the four-time world champions but a first-half goal from Dunga was enough for the Selecao to record a win.
This will be the last friendly match for Brazil before the start of 2022 CONMEBOL World Cup Qualifiers. Manager Tite will be hoping for a great performance from his side to end the calendar year on a positive note. Brazil will be the favourites to get past Korea with ease but the Asian side will believe that they have enough fire-power in their team to pull off an upset in Saudi Arabia.