Neymar is in Brazil’s beginning lineup for the match in opposition to South Korea within the spherical of 16 on the World Cup on Monday.
The star ahead hadn’t performed since injuring his proper ankle within the workforce’s group stage opener in opposition to Serbia. Coach Tite had stated Neymar would play from the beginning at Stadium 974 relying on how he did in coaching on Sunday.
Neymar has 75 targets with Brazil, two shy of the all-time file set by soccer nice Pelé.
Danilo, who additionally injured his ankle in Brazil’s opener, joined Neymar within the beginning lineup in opposition to South Korea. He was set to play within the left again place, although, as a result of Alex Sandro remained sidelined with a hip harm. The opposite left again, Alex Telles, was dropped from the squad due to a knee harm sustained in Brazil’s loss to Cameroon in its final group recreation. Central defender Éder Militão was in the precise again place.
Neymar’s teammates in assault might be Vinícius Júnior, Richarlison and Raphinha.
Gabriel Jesus additionally was dropped from the squad due to a knee harm.
Brazil is making an attempt to achieve the World Cup quarterfinals for the eighth straight time. South Korea hasn’t made it previous the final 16 since its historic run to the semi-finals within the match it co-hosted in 2002.
Alisson Becker; Eder Militao, Thiago Silva (capt), Marquinhos, Danilo; Lucas Paqueta, Casemiro; Raphinha, Neymar, Vinicius Junior; Richarlison
Coach: Tite (BRA)
South Korea (4-2-3-1)
Kim Seung-gyu; Kim Moon-hwan, Kim Min-jae, Kim Younger-gwon, Kim Jin-su; Jung Woo-young, Hwang In-beom; Hwang Hee-chan, Lee Jae-sung, Son Heung-min (capt); Cho Gue-sung
Coach: Paulo Bento (POR)
Referee: Clement Turpin (FRA)
(With enter from businesses)