12/05 14:54 CST Neymar scores, Brazil beats South Korea 4-1 at World Cup
Neymar scores, Brazil beats South Korea 4-1 at World Cup
By TALES AZZONI
AP Sports Writer
DOHA, Qatar (AP) --- Neymar scored a goal in his return from injury and Brazil
beat South Korea 4-1 to advance to the quarterfinals of the World Cup on Monday.
Neymar converted a first-half penalty for his 76th goal with Brazil and move
one shy of Pel all-time scoring record with the national team.
The 82-year-old Pel said he was going to watch the match on television while
hospitalized in Brazil to treat a respiratory infection.
Vincius Jnior, Richarlison and Lucas Paquet also scored in the first half
for Brazil, which made it to the quarterfinals of the World Cup for the eighth
South Korea was trying to advance past the round of 16 for the first time since
its historic run as a co-host in 2002, when it made it to the semifinals and
ended up fourth.
Paik Seung-ho scored South Korea's goal in the 76th minute.
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