For their 11th World Cup participation, South Korea will try to do better than fourth place in 2002. But what are the chances of the Taeguk Warriors and their captain, Son Heung-min? Especially where do you see matches from South Korea? We tell you all about this edition in Qatar from November 20 to December 18, 2022.
Taeguk warriors are ready to fight. The South Korean national team is preparing for its eleventh participation in the World Cup, the Qatari version, which will be in hot competition.
South Korea’s chances in the 2022 World Cup
This spell put the South Koreans in Group H alongside Portugal, Ghana and Uruguay. It won’t be an easy group with the Asian side, who are 28th in the FIFA rankings, considered an outsider. But the Reds can surprise, especially thanks to their captain Son Heung-min, the adored striker at Tottenham and top scorer in the Premier League 21-22 with 23 goals to his name. Despite having surgery on his left eye, he should lead the Taeguk Warriors in the upcoming matches in Doha. Striker Oh Hyeon-gyu will also be on the trip to replace him in case of complications. “We don’t have the exact day Son can train with the team. We have to wait, we have to analyze his condition from day to day. We have time to decide. The most important thing is that he recovers as much as possible, and then we will make the final decision.”The coach confirmed Paulo Bento, a former Portuguese player, who can also provide key information to the South Koreans to challenge the Seleçao das Quinas.
South Korea first round matches
You will face South Korea firstUruguay The November 24 at 10 p.m (Seoul time).
The second match will oppose him Ghana The November 28, at 10 p.m.
The third match vs Portugal will take place on December 3 at midnight.
If they pass the first round, the rest of the competition can get complicated. That is, South Korea, being in Group H and possibly finishing second in Group, may find itself facing the first of Group G, which has a good chance of being … Brazil!
Where to watch the World Cup matches in Seoul?
The World Cup matches will be shown on SBS, KBS and MBC channels in South Korea. But if you want to immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the World Cup, you can also support the South Korean national team during its matches thanks to the FIFA Fan Fest, which was organized in the South Korean capital. Seoul, along with London, Mexico City, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo and Dubai, has been selected to host live broadcasts of FIFA World Cup matches in Qatar as well as many entertainment activities, including performances by world famous DJs, local musicians and artists. So does the emergence of FIFA Legends. Everything will happen in S. Factory in Seongsu-dong.
And if you want to support the Blues, and we understand you, do not forget that matches will take place at the end of the evening for you between 10 pm and midnight.