Brazil Vs. South Korea, 2012 Olympics: Lineups

We've already confirmed one participant in the gold medal game in the 2012 Olympics men's football tournament, so now it's time to get the other -- Brazil are playing South Korea in the second semifinal, and although the smart money is on Brazil to advance, this match shouldn't be seen as a foregone conclusion. There have been a number of matches in which the favourites looked thoroughly lethargic, and South Korea, who beat the hosts on penalties in the quarterfinals, will be encouraged by a relatively poor display against Honduras.

The big news for Brazil is the inclusion of Alex Sandro in the starting lineup over Hulk, who is on the bench alongside supposed Manchester United target Lucas Moura. It's a strange decision, but with Neymar, Oscar and Leandro Damiao around, it's not clear that Brazil are in dire need of Hulk's services.

South Korea starting lineup (4-5-1): Lee Bum-Young; Jae-Suk Oh, Young-Gwon Kim, Seok-Ho Hwang, Suk-Young Yun; Koo Ja-Cheol, Ki Sung-Yueng, Nam Tae-Hee, Kim Bo-Kyung, Dong-Won Ji; Kim Hyun-Sung.

Brazil starting lineup (4-2-3-1): Gabriel; Marcelo, Juan, Thiago Silva, Rafael; Sandro, Romelo; Neymar, Oscar, Alex Sandro; Leandro Damiao.

We'll have live coverage in our London 2012 Olympics, men's soccer semifinals StoryStream.

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