World Cup 2022 highlights: Brazil dominates South Korea, 4-1

The FIFA World Cup 2022 continues Monday on FOX with Brazil dominating South Korea 4-1 at Stadium 974 in Ras Abu Aboud, Qatar in the tournament’s sixth round of 16 match.

Brazilian Superstar Neymar returned to action for the first time since suffering a ligament injury in his team’s tournament opener. With the win, Brazil advanced to face Croatia — which beat Japan on penalties earlier Monday — in Friday’s quarterfinals (7 a.m. ET, FOX).

Here is the best acting!

Brazil 4, South Korea 1

8′: And we’re off!

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

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Brazil’s Vinícius Júnior scores against Korea Republic in 7′

Brazil's Vinícius Júnior scores against Korea Republic in 7'

11′: Big time penalty

Richarlison was fouled in the penalty area early on, which gave Brazil a golden opportunity to take a two-goal lead.

13′: Neymar makes it two!

Neymar did not disappoint in his first game back from injury, converting the penalty to put Brazil 2-0 up early.

It was his seventh goal in the last 12 World Cup matches.

Brazil’s Neymar scores against Korea Republic in 13′

Brazil's Neymar scores against Korea Republic in 13'

17′: What could have happened

Japan played aggressively after falling into a 2-0 hole but were unable to capitalize on the next few opportunities.

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Brazil keeper Alisson, who did not 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 out.

29′: Partying in Doha!

Brazil led 3-0 on the half-hour mark, courtesy of Richarlison’s stunning footwork.

36′: When it rains, it pours

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

39′: Style points

Brazil continued to pour on as the first half drew to a close, keeping South Korea out of the lead at all.

Brazil are the first team to score four extra goals in the first half of a knockout stage match since Germany in 2014.

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46′: No stopping

South Korea fought back in the second half, but Brazil’s defense was too much to overcome.

76′: Shutout avoided

Finally, South Korea got on top late in the second half with this picture perfect goal.

It was too little, too late, however, and things ended there.

South Korea’s Paik Seung-Ho scored against Brazil in the 76′

South Korea's Paik Seung-Ho scored against Brazil in the 76'

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