After a disappointing draw against Lebanon last week, the South Korean football team needs a win. However, they will be facing Brazil a team that is desperately looking for a win. Our South Korea vs. Brazil Football preview will give you the details of what to expect for this matchup.
According to football betting websites, the match will take place this Tuesday in Abu Dhabi. Furthermore, the game will begin at 5:30 PM local time at the Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium. In addition, this football match is part of the global tour for Brazil which ranks No. 3 in the world.
South Korea vs. Brazil Football Preview – A tough match for Korea
According to sports betting odds, this will be a tough match for South Korea. This is because they are going against one of the top teams in the world. Furthermore, Korea only ranks 39 and have only one victory against Brazil out of 5 games.
The last the South Korean Football team won against Brazil was in 1999 in Seoul. However, this time around they will not have the home field advantage. In addition, their last match against Brazil was in 2013 where they lost 2-0.
Even though sports wagering websites believe have the Brazil as the favorite, this will still be a difficult match for Korea. However, they still have a good chance as Neymar, the biggest Brazilian football star will not be playing. This is because he is currently out of the game due to a hamstring injury. On the other hand, football stars like Philippe Coutinho, Gabriel Jesus and Roberto Firmino will be playing for this matchup.
One factor that could make the match go either way is that Brazil has not won their last 5 matches. Brazil lost 1-0 last week to Argentina and currently have 3 draws and 2 losses. Thus, they are looking to win against South Korea.
On the other hand, the captain of the South Korean football team Son Heung-min is also hungry for a win. According to sports forums, he will be the key player for the Korean offense against Brazil.