Brazil were firm favourites heading into the World Cup 2022, with something of a golden generation coming together at just the right time. They looked comfortable in their group, brushing aside Serbia and Switzerland before a shock defeat to Cameroon.
South Korea made much more work of their exit. An opening day stalemate with Uruguay was followed by a 3-2 defeat against Ghana. With Uruguay beating the African nation in their final game, the Koreans had to pull off a victory against group winners, Portugal, to have any hope of knockout football. That's just what they got, thanks to a stoppage time winner from Wolves forward, Hwang Hee-Chan.
South Korea will undoubtedly have their work cut out against an in-form Brazil side with stacks of talent – when Manchester City's number one is your second choice goalkeeper, you know you've got depth! I can't see South Korea getting the better of this Brazil team, though. Despite the volume of upsets we've already seen at this World Cup, my money is on Brazil progressing to face the winner of Japan v Croatia.
Brazil v South Korea: kick-off time and stadium
Brazil v South Korea will kick off at 7pm GMT tonight, Monday December 5. For fans in Australia, a 6am AEDT start will allow you to catch the action, while fans in the USA can tune in from 11am PT / 2pm ET.
It will be an afternoon kick-off in Brazil, starting at 5pm Fernando de Noronha Time / 4pm Brasilia / 3pm Amazon Standard Time / 2pm Acre Time. Meanwhile, South Korean fans will face the choice between a very late night, or a very early start to catch their side in action at 4am Korean Standard Time.
It will take place at Stadium 974 in Doha, which has a capacity of 44,089.
Brazil v South Korea: How to watch if you're out of the country
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Brazil v South Korea: how to watch in the UK
If you're in the UK you can watch all the coverage as it happens on ITV
Fans based in the UK can watch every moment of World Cup 2022 action for free. The broadcast rights are shared between BBC and ITV, with the final being shown on both. Oh, and you'll need a TV license.
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Brazil v South Korea: how to watch in the USA
Coverage in the USA is split between FOX and Fox Sports 1, with FOX showing all of the knockout games. If you don't have cable TV, there are still options.
Sling TV offers more than 30 channels including both FOX and FS1. Another option is Fubo TV, which is more costly, but comes with more than 100 channels, including both FOX and FS1, so you can watch every moment.
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Brazil v South Korea: how to watch in Australia
In Australia, the entire tournament will be free to view on SBS, and SBS On-Demand.
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