[골닷컴] Reporter Kang Dong-hoon = While Bentoho are challenging to progress to the quarter-finals of the first ever World Cup, the starting line-up has been announced ahead of the round of 16 against Brazil. Captain Son Heung-min (Tottenham Hotspur) skated flawlessly, and Kim Min-jae (Napoli) was also named in the starting line-up again.
The Korean national football team, led by coach Paulo Bento (53, Portugal), will play the round of 16 of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar against Brazil which will be held at Stadium 974 in Doha, Qatar at 4 am (Korea time ) on the 6th. It is a single game, and if the game is not decided within regular time, it goes to overtime, and if the score is still level after that, the penalty kick determines the progression to the quarter finals.
Bentoho is coolly inferior in all areas, such as objective power, world rankings, and past opponents. But that doesn’t mean you won’t win. He has already written a dramatic play. Even before the last game of the group stage, everyone was shouting ‘impossible’, and there was only a 9% chance, but Portugal were defeated and progressed to the round of 16. The odds of reaching the round of last eight higher than that. enough to cause a stir.
An hour before the game, the starting line-up was announced. Coach Bento (Portugal), as expected, brought a 4-2-3-1 formation. Cho Kyu-seong (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors) plays as one top, and Son Heung-min, Lee Jae-seong (Mainz), and Hwang Hee-chan (Wolverhampton Wanderers) are in the second line. In-Beom Hwang (Olympiacos) and Woo-Young Jung (Al Sadd) defend the back. With Kim Min-jae in the middle, Kim Yeong-kwon (Ulsan Hyundai), Kim Jin-soo, and Kim Moon-hwan (Jeonbuk Hyundai) form the defensive line. The goal is guarded by Kim Seung-gyu (Al-Shabab).
Against this, coach Chichi (Brazil) took a 4-2-1-3 formation. Vinicius Junior (Real Madrid), Richarlison (Tottenham Hotspur) and Rafinha (Barcelona) are in the lead. Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain) leads the attack behind him.
Casemiro (Manchester United) and Lucas Paqueta (West Ham United) form the midfield. Danilo (Juventus), Thiago Silva (Chelsea), Marquinhos (Paris Saint-Germain) and Eder Militao (Real Madrid) are the back four. Alisson Becker (Liverpool) wearing goalkeeper gloves.