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2022 FIFA World Cup: Brazil and Croatia will meet in quarterfinals

The Brazilians defeated the team of South Korea in the 1/8 finals, the Croats defeated the Japanese in the penalty shootout

DOHA, December 6. /TASS/. The national football team of Brazil defeated the team of South Korea with a score of 4:1 in a 1/8 final match of the World Cup in Qatar on Monday.

The goals were scored by Brazil’s Vinicius (7th minute), Neymar (13, from the penalty spot), Richarlison (29), Lucas Paqueta (36).

Paik Seung-ho scored the only goal for South Korea on the 76th minute.

This was the first time since 2010, when the South Korean national team made it to the World Cup playoffs. The team showed the best result at the World Cups at the home tournament in 2002, finishing fourth under the leadership of Dutch coach Guus Hiddink.

In the quarterfinals Brazil will meet with Croatia, which beat the team of Japan 3:1 on penalties in a 1/8 final match earlier on Monday.

2022 FIFA World Cup

Qatar is hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup between November 20 and December 18 at eight stadiums in five cities across the Persian Gulf country, namely in Doha, Lusail, Al Wakrah, Al Khor and Al Rayyan.

The eight host stadiums are: Al Bayt Stadium, Khalifa International Stadium, Al Thumama Stadium, Ahmad bin Ali Stadium, Lusail Iconic Stadium, Stadium 974, Education City Stadium, and Al Janoub Stadium.