Uruguay vs South Korea Preview :
Opening of Group H in the FIFA World Cup 2022, on November 24 is between Uruguay and South Korea.
Champions of two World Cups Uruguay is the favorite to win the match against South Korea in the 2022 World Cup since they have only lost one of their past nine international matches. However, South Korea is competing in its 11th World Cup this time.
In Group H, these two teams were placed with Ghana and Portugal. Uruguay is competing in their fourth straight FIFA World Cup and reached the quarterfinals in the last tournament. Although their past two campaigns ended at the group stage, South Korea has now qualified for a fifth straight World Cup.
The competition is on just for second place as Portugal is likely to finish as the group’s top team. Therefore, both Uruguay and South Korea must avoid losing points in this match.
Uruguay vs South Korea Team News
The health of Barcelona player Ronaldo Araujo is still not well, so most likely he will skip this match.
Experienced players Diego Godin and Luis Suarez, both are expected to play in Uruguay vs South Korea match.
Having broken the bone surrounding his eye earlier this month, Tottenham star Son Heung-min has been allowed to compete in the World Cup. He will be wearing a face mask to safeguard his injuries but is likely to play a significant role in Qatar.
Starting XIs (probable):
Uruguay: Rochet (GK), Caceres, Godin, Gimenez, Olivera, Valverde, Vecino, Bentancur, De la Cruz, Nunez, Suarez.
South Korea: Kim (GK), J. Park, M. Kim, J.G. Yoon, K. Kwon, C. Kwon, Jung, S.H. Paik, J. Lee, Son, Cho.
Last 5 Matches:
|Uruguay||Canada||2 – 0||W|
|Uruguay||Iran||0 – 1||L|
|Uruguay||Panama||5 – 0||W|
|Uruguay||USA||0 – 0||D|
|Uruguay||Mexico||3 – 0||W|
South Korea Stats:
|South Korea||Iceland||1 – 0||W|
|South Korea||Cameroon||1 – 0||W|
|South Korea||Costa Rica||2 – 2||D|
|South Korea||Japan||0 – 3||L|
|South Korea||Hong Kong||3 – 0||W|
Head On Head:
- Uruguay and South Korea have played eight times in all competitions.
- Out of 8 matches, Uruguay has won 6 Matches, South Korea just won 1 match and one game has ended in a draw.
- Out of eight, two of these matches took place during the World Cups.
|South Korea win||+425||17/4||21/5||4.99|
to score Y / N
|+115 / -160||11/10, 4/6||23/20, 8/13||2.11 / 1.57|
|Over / Under|
|+120 / -175||5/4, 4/7||27/20, 8/15||2.32 / 1.56|
|South Korea +0.5||+105||—||—||2.08|
Match Facts/ Details:
South Korea and Uruguay will face off in this World Cup match for the third time, with the South American team winning the first two times.
Only one opening match is won by Uruguay in past seven World Cups, out of which they lost 3 and 3 matches ended in a draw.
Out of other Asian countries, South Korea will be participating in the World Cup for the eleventh time this year.
Fecha: Thursday, November 24, 2022
Tiempo: 13:00 pm GMT
Ubicación: Education City Stadium
Official: Clement Turpin (France)
Who will Win:
Winner: Uruguay 2-1 South Korea
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