- The Brazilians struggled to break down dogged Korean defence
- Two second half goals mean Brazil qualify for knockout rounds
- Korea DPR face Spain in Kochi, Brazil take on Niger in Goa in final group games
The underdog Koreans settled into a defensive gameplan after that and largely succeeded in keeping the game at a static pace in the first half. In the second period, Brazil started to come alive and it was Lincoln who was there to capitalise with a header from a deflected free kick after the Korea DPR goalkeeper rushed out of his goal.
Just after the hour mark Paulinho doubled the score after running onto a penetrating through ball and finishing with a slick touch to beat the stranded goalkeeper. Brazil goalkeeper Gabriel Brezao made sure the score stayed the same in the final minutes, denying a good attempt from Kim Porn Hyok