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Uruguay vs South Korea: FIFA World Cup 2022 Live Stream, Form Guide, Head to Head, Schedule, Fixture and Probable Lineups

Four wins on the bounce in their last four qualifiers helped the South American nation book a ticket to Qatar.

File photo - South Korea in an international friendly; Credit: Twitter/@theKFA
By Karthik Raman | Nov 23, 2022 | 3 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

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Uruguay and South Korea will kick-start their FIFA World Cup campaign when they take on each other at the Education City Stadium on Thursday. Both nations are placed in a difficult Group H which also has Portugal and Ghana. Hence they will have to be at the top of their game throughout the group stage to have any chance of qualifying out of the group. They both had their ups and downs over the last year but will enter this tournament on the back of registering a few positive results.

Uruguay vs South KoreaKey details
DateNovember 24
VenueEducation City Stadium
Kickoff time in India6:30 pm
Kickoff time in Uruguay10 am
Kickoff time in South Korea10 pm
Kickoff time in Qatar4 pm

At one point during the qualifying campaign, it was not even clear whether Uruguay will be able to make it to the World Cup. However, four wins on the bounce in their last four qualifiers helped the South American nation book a ticket to Qatar. Overall, they managed 28 points from 18 games to finish third. The two-time world champions won two of their last three games prior to the World Cup. On the other hand, South Korea finished second in the third round Group A of World Cup qualifiers with 23 points from 10 games. They won their last two games against Cameroon and Iceland by 1-0 margins.

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Possible Lineups

There are a few injuries both sides have to deal with ahead of this contest. Uruguay will be sweating over the fitness situation of their star defender Ronald Araujo. The Barcelona centre-back is expected to play some part in the World Cup, however, it is unlikely he might be risked in the opener on Thursday. Besides, it will be interesting to see who among Sergio Rochet and Fernando Muslera start in the goal for them. For South Korea, the main concern will be about the injury situation of Son Heung-min. It remains to be seen whether the Spurs attacker can play any part in his team’s campaign. However, it is unlikely he will be risked – atleast from the start – on Thursday.

Uruguay possible line-up: Rochet, Varela, Godin, Gimenez, Olivera, Vecino, Bentancur, Valverde, De La Cruz, L Suarez, Nunez

South Korea possible line-up: Kim Seung-gyu, Kim Moon-hwan, Kim Young-gwon, Kim Min-jae, Kim Jin-su, Jung Woo-Young, Hwang In-beom, Lee Jae-sung, Hwang Hee-chan, Son Heung-min, Hwang Ui-jo

Form Guide

Uruguay

OpponentsScore
Canada0-2 (W)
Iran0-1 (L)
Panama5-0 (W)
USA0-0
Mexico0-3 (W)

South Korea

OpponentsScore
Iceland 1-0 (W)
Cameroon1-0 (W)
Costa Rica2-2
Japan3-0 (L)
Hong Kong3-0 (W)

Head to Head

Last 5 matches (all competitions)Results
South Korea beat Uruguay2-1
South Korea lose to Uruguay0-1
Uruguay beat South Korea2-1
South Korea lose to Uruguay0-2
South Korea lose to Uruguay0-2

Uruguay vs South Korea Live Schedule and Fixture

The FIFA World Cup match between Uruguay and South Korea will take place at Education City Stadium on Thursday at 6:30 pm IST.

Where to watch Uruguay vs South Korea?

The FIFA World Cup in Qatar can be seen on Sports18 – 1 SD & HD – in India. Sports 18 will be telecasting the games on the regular and HD Channels. Besides, Viacom18 Sports announced that JioCinema will live-stream all the World Cup games. Moreover, the match between Uruguay and South Korea can be seen on KBS2 Korea, SBS Sports, SBS Korea, MBC Korea in Korea Republic; and Montecable HD 1, NS Eventos 1, DIRECTV Sports App, Canal 4, MCGo Live, TCC, Antel TV, TeleDoce Uruguay, Canal 10 Uruguay, DIRECTV Sports Uruguay, Claro Sports in Uruguay.



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