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Brazil All Set to Face Croatia in QF

Croatia defeated Japan 3-1 in the first penalty shootout of the 2022 World Cup

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Russell Chattaraj
Russell Chattaraj
Mechanical engineering graduate, writes about science, technology and sports, teaching physics and mathematics, also played cricket professionally and passionate about bodybuilding.

QATAR: Brazil registered a 4-1 win over South Korea on Monday to storm into the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup 2022.

Brazil will now play against Croatia in the quarterfinal.

Brazil vs. South Korea

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Vinicius Junior, Neymar, Richarlison, and Lucas Paqueta scored goals as Brazil defeated South Korea 4-1 on Tuesday in the FIFA World Cup 2022’s Round of 16.

At the Education City Stadium on Friday, Brazil will take on the Luka Modric-led Croatia in the quarterfinals of the Qatar World Cup.

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Record-time winners are eager to host a reunion with Argentina on the biggest platform. On Tuesday, Brazil went into its critical knockout stage encounter against South Korea as the clear favorite.

In the Round of 16 matches of the FIFA World Cup 2022 at Stadium 974, the five-time champions defeated the Asian powers 4-1. Neymar made a comeback during the Qatar World Cup’s knockout stage.

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Due to an ankle injury, the Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) sensation could not participate in Brazil’s critical Group G matches.

Japan Vs. Croatia

Croatia defeated Japan 3-1 in the first penalty shootout of the 2022 World Cup. Dominik Livakovic’s classic three saves following a 1-1 draw that occurred in extra time helped Croatia to seal the deal.

Just before the half time, Japan scored a goal thanks to a header from Daizen Maeda. Early in the second half, Croatia also used a similar header to make the score even.

Although Japan played with poise the entire time,
they lost it in the penalty shootout as Croatia prevailed 3-2 on goals from Nikola Vlasic, Marcelo Brozovic, and Pasalic to secure a victory.

Ivan Perisic outscored Davor Suker to become Croatia’s leading scorer at major competitions with his tenth goal.

Also Read: England to Face France in the FIFA World Cup QF

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  • Russell Chattaraj

    Mechanical engineering graduate, writes about science, technology and sports, teaching physics and mathematics, also played cricket professionally and passionate about bodybuilding.

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