Philippe Coutinho scored one goal and helped set up another as Brazil beat South Korea 3-0 in a friendly on Tuesday to give the five-time world champion its first win in six games.
FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: North Korea, South Korea play out goalless draw in Pyongyang's first competitive men's football match
The match comes in the wake of a series of North Korea's missile tests that raised tensions in the region, and after the breakdown of talks with the United States over Pyongyang's weapons programmes
FIFA Rankings: Belgium hold off World Cup winners France to retain top spot, India move up two places to 101
Belgium edge World Cup winners France for the top spot and Brazil remain at No 3. Uruguay and European champions Portugal trade places at No 6 and 7
AFC Asian Cup 2019: South Korea's title hopes dealt massive blow as veteran midfielder Ki Sung-yueng withdraws through injury
The pull-out has prompted speculation that Ki may announce his international retirement, after clocking up more than 100 appearances since making his debut in 2008.
AFC Asian Cup 2019: Japan need to be 'more clinical' to challenge title favourites Iran, South Korea, says Maya Yoshida
A new-look Japan were unimpressive when they beat Turkmenistan 3-2 in their opening fixture, but were missing two-goal hero Yuya Osako for the Oman clash.
Massimo Luongo scores in 94th minute for Australia to draw match against AFC Asian Cup rivals South Korea
It was also Australia's first home game under new coach Graham Arnold, who took over after Bert van Marwijk's temporary role in charge during the World Cup.
South Korean international footballer Lee Chang-min involved in car crash; one dead and two more seriously injured
K-League 1 footballer Lee Chang-min was involved in a fatal car crash that led to the death of an individual, along with injuries for another person involved.
South Korean footballer Jang Hyun-soo admits to falsifying records required for military service exemption
South Korean defender Jang Hyun-soo has issued a public apology for submitting fake documents to exempt himself for compulsory military service, after being caught in the act.
Asian Games 2018: Tottenham's Son Heung-min faces two-year compulsory military service unless South Korea win gold
Tottenham's South Korean star Son Heung-min will have to give up his high-profile Premier League job to complete two years of military service if he is unable to win a gold medal with South Korea.
Asian Games 2018: Son Heung-min agrees deal with Tottenham, will miss beginning of Premier League to play for South Korea
Tottenham attacker Son Heung-min has struck a balance between his club and national responsibilities, agreeing with his club that he will miss the start of the Premier League to play in the Asian Games.
South Korea star Son Heung-min has signed a five year contract with English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur, which will keep him at the club till 2023.
Germany coach Joachim Loew stated that far-reaching changes were needed to prevent the national squad's decline after an embarrassing World Cup campaign.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Mexican fans swarm South Korean embassy as Germany's elimination sends North American side to knockouts
Mexican fans swarmed the South Korean embassy in Mexico City after the national football team qualified for the knockout rounds of the World Cup. Mexico's qualification was ensured due to Germany's defeat at the hands of South Korea.
Defending champions Germany dumped out of World Cup after shock loss to South Korea; Brazil ease into knockouts
On day 14 of the FIFA World Cup 2018. defending champions Germany were eliminated after losing to South Korea, while Brazil qualified by putting two goals past Serbia.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Defending champions Germany dumped out of tournament after shock defeat to South Korea
Defending champions Germany have been unceremoniously dumped out of the World Cup after losing 2-0 to South Korea. The holders have failed to qualify for the knockout stages for the first time since 1938.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Swedish Sports Minister Annika Strandhall wears Jimmy Durmaz jersey to support victim of racial abuse
Swedish Sports Minister Annika Stranhall wore a Jimmy Durmaz jersey and posted pictures of it on her social media to show support for the footballer who was on the end of racial abuse for conceding the foul that led to Germany's late winner over Sweden.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Joachim Loew's job safe even if Germany exit tournament at group stage, says German FA
German coach Joachim Loew's job is still safe, in spite of German enduring a difficult start to their World Cup campaign with a shock 1-0 defeat against Mexico.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Germany defender Mats Hummels fit to play against South Korea, midfielder Sebastian Rudy may miss out
Germany defender Mats Hummels is fit for their upcoming must-win match with South Korea. However, the Germans may be without midfielder Sebastian Rudy due to a broken nose.
FIFA World Cup 2018: South Korea captain Ki Sung-yueng to miss must-win match against Germany through injury
South Korea's impossible task just became tougher, with the Asian side missing captain Ki Sung-yueng in their must-win match against defending champions Germany.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Coach Shin Tae-yong says South Korean football league's systemic problems harm national team
South Korea coach Shin Tae-yong has stated that the domestic league needs to improve in order for the national team to have a serious chance in international tournaments.