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    Brazil vs. South Korea live updates: Brazil leading 4-0 at half

    The 2022 FIFA World Cup continues Monday on FOX with Brazil (2-0-1) dominating South Korea (1-1-1) at Stadium 974 in Ras Abu Aboud, Qatar in the tournament’s sixth match of the round of 16.

    Brazilian superstar Neymar — who hasn’t played since his team’s opening game due to a ligament injury — is back in action and already making a splash in this highly anticipated win-or-go-home match.

    The winner will advance to play Croatia — which defeated Japan via penalty kicks earlier Monday — in the quarterfinals on Friday.

    Here are the top plays!

    Brazil vs. South Korea

    8′: And we’re off!

    South Korea was caught offsides three times in the first six minutes of Monday’s match. Brazil, on the other hand, found a rhythm early, as Vinícius Júnior connected with the back of the net to put his team ahead early.

    Brazil’s Vinícius Júnior scores goal vs. Republic of Korea in 7′

    11′: Big-time penalty

    Richarlison drew a foul in the penalty area early in this one, which presented a golden opportunity for Brazil to take a two-score lead.

    13′: Neymar makes it two!

    Neymar didn’t disappoint in first game back from injury, converting the penalty to put Brazil up 2-0 early. 

    It was his seventh goal in his past 12 World Cup matches.

    Brazil’s Neymar scores goal vs. Republic of Korea in 13′

    17′: What could have been

    Japan was aggressive after falling in a 2-0 hole but wasn’t able to capitalize on the next few chances it had.

    Brazil keeper Alisson, who didn’t face a single shot on goal in the two games he started in the group stage, came up with a clutch save to keep Japan off the board.

    29′: Party in Doha!

    Brazil took a 3-0 lead near the half-hour mark, thanks to Richarlison’s fancy footwork.

    36′: When it rains, it pours

    Brazil extended its lead to 4-0 after Lucas Paquetá‘s goal — his first of this World Cup — late in the first half.

    39′: Style points

    Brazil continued to pour it on as the first half came to a close, keeping South Korea off the board altogether.

    Stay tuned for updates!

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