The Korean national team is expected to have a friendly match against Brazil in November. They predict the match will take place after the end of the first leg of the 2022 World Cup Qualifier.
Son Heung-min and his teammates have the opportunity to meet the top stars of world football such as Roberto Firmino, Philippe Coutinho or Neymar. As confirmed by the Brazilian Football Federation, the team of this country will have a friendly match with South Korea in the national team of teams in November.
The match will take place in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, on November 19. Previously, the Samba team will have a “Super classic” match with South America Argentina on November 15 in Saudi Arabia.
In recent years, Brazil has been traveling long distances. In September, Brazil had two friendly matches with Peru and Colombia in the United States. Recently, “Samba dancers” continued to play two friendly matches with Senegal and Nigeria in Singapore.
In the match against Nigeria, Neymar suffered a hamstring injury when he played 12 minutes. Neymar’s injury caused CBF’s agreement to travel to the UAE in November received much criticism from Brazilian media.
For Korea, the friendly match against Brazil took place immediately after Son and his teammates finished the first round of the 2022 World Cup qualifying round in Asia.
On November 15, the Korean team had the final match against the first leg against Lebanon. Son and his teammates are in Pyongyang to prepare for an important match with North Korea. In the 2022 World Cup Qualifiers, Korea and North Korea are leading Group H. Each team has 6 points after 2 matches.
In a friendly match between Brazil and Nigeria in Singapore, Neymar had to leave the pitch in the first half because of an injury. Neymar will be followed closely for 8 days to assess the extent of injury. PSG confirmed that he had to rest for at least a month.