A fascinating final day of the 2022 group stage saw the Selecao expect to face South American rivals Uruguay until Korea’s last-ditch winner against Portugal put them through.
Later on Friday night, Brazil actually came within a goal of losing top spot in Group G as they suffered a shock defeat to Cameroon.
However, Tite should bring back his star names for this last-16 tie plus, they hope, a fit-again Neymar.
Here are all the details...
Date, kick-off time and venue
Brazil vs South Korea is scheduled for a 7pm GMT kick-off on Monday December 5, 2022.
The match will take place at Stadium 974 in Doha, Qatar.
Where to watch Brazil vs South Korea
TV channel: In the UK, the match will be televised free-to-air and live on ITV1, with coverage beginning at 6.15pm.
Live stream: Fans can also catch the game live online via the ITVX and ITV website.
Live blog: You can follow all the action on matchday via Standard Sport’s live blog.
Brazil vs South Korea team news
Brazil XI: Alisson, Danilo, Marquinhos, Silva, Militao, Casemiro, Paqueta, Raphinha, Neymar, Vinicius, Richarlison
South Korea XI: Seung-Gyu, Jin-Su, Kim Min-Jae, Woo-Young, Moon-Hwan, Young-Gwon, Hwang Inbeom, Jae-Sung, Hwang, Cho, Son
Brazil vs South Korea prediction
Although the Brazilians floundered against Cameroon, their stars will return to face a South Korea side that gave their all to beat Portugal.
A 2-0 Brazil win.
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Head to head (h2h) history and results
South Korea’s only win over Brazil came in a 1999 friendly and they were hammered 5-1 in a friendly only six months ago.
Brazil wins: 5
South Korea wins: 1
Brazil vs South Korea match odds
Brazil to qualify: 1/16
South Korea to qualify: 15/2
Odds via Betfair (subject to change).