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Predict how Brazil vs South Korea will play tonight

Brazil will take on South Korea as the 2022 World Cup continues into the knockout stage.

Both countries hope to join the last eight countries like the Netherlands and Argentina as most of the major countries continue to make progress with even greater expectations and keep their hopes of glory alive.

The last time Brazil won the World Cup was 20 years ago – the jointly held finals of Japan and South Korea – and on that occasion the Asian side achieved their best ever finish by reaching the semi-finals.

They will have to put in a great performance to stay on track to match that this time around, having only just crept through the groups with a very late winner in the final game.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the round of 16 clash.

When is the game?

Brazil vs South Korea kicks off on Monday, December 5 at 7pm GMT.

Where can I watch it?

This game will be broadcast live on ITV 1 and STV and can be streamed via the ITV X platform and STV player.

UKTN will keep a live blog for this and every other World Cup match.

What’s the team news?

Neymar has been declared fit by manager Tite for Brazil’s World Cup final 16 against South Korea. Left-back Alex Telles and striker Gabriel Jesus have both been ruled out of the remainder of the World Cup due to knee injuries. Danilo should be fit to return, while Tite has players like Richarlison, Alisson and Vinicius Jr. will remember after they sat out the last group game.

South Korea has a full squad to choose from, meaning Kim Min-Jae will have to return to partner Kim Young-Gwon as centre-back. Hwang Hee-Chan should keep his place after scoring the late goal that sent his country through, although there could be other changes in the attack.

Predicted Setups

BRA – Alisson, Militao, Marquinhos, Silva, Danilo, Casemiro, Paqueta, Raphinha, Vinicius Jr, Neymar, Richarlison

KOR – Seung-Gyu, Moon-Hwan, Min-Jae, Young-Gwon, Jin-Su, Woo-Young, In-Beom, Hee-Chan, Woo-Yeong, Heung-Min, Gue-Sung

Chances

Brazil 1/3

Draw 19/4

South Korea 1/11

Prediction

Brazil won’t quite have a good time, but should still have too much firepower for their South Korea to handle for 90 minutes. Brazil 2-1 South Korea.