Winners on two occasions Uruguay kicks off their 2022 World Cup campaign against South Korea on Thursday at Education City Stadium. Uruguay vs South Korea (URU vs KOR) will be a match worth watching as these 2 sides are facing each other for the 5th time.
Uruguay – Uruguay is one of the teams that enter this tournament with a good overall record this season. They finished third in their South American qualifying matches. The Uruguayan team has always produced impressive results in World Cup events, also being a 2-time winner of this prestigious cup. They managed to reach the quarter-finals in 2018 but will be confident of improving on that result this time around with a squad full of rising stars and established names.
South Korea – The Koreans have now competed in ten World Cups in a row. Son Heung-min and his team are again coming to play this year’s World Cup with a great responsibility on their shoulders. However, given the level of competition in the group, they will need to produce something spectacular to advance to the next round.
URU vs KOR: Match Details
|Uruguay vs South Korea
|24th November 2022
|6:30 PM (IST)
|Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan, Qatar
URU vs KOR: Broadcast Details
The match will be broadcast LIVE on Sports 18 and Sports 18 HD Channels in India. Those who want to watch the match online can do so via the Jio Cinema app.
URU vs KOR: Head-to-Head stats
Uruguay and South Korea have met each other on 4 occasions. 2 matches are international friendlies and the other 2 are from the 2010 WC knockout stage and the 1990 Group Stage. Uruguay, however, is leading the tally with 3 wins and 1 defeat.
Dream 11 Top Picks and Player Stats
Federico Valverde, Luis Suarez and Darwin Nunez are the in-form players to look out for. These 3 players are the game-changers for Uruguay.
Son Heung-min is one of the most prolific players from South Korea. All of his teammates will depend on him in this year’s World Cup. In the last World Cup edition, Son played a crucial role in defeating Germany.
URU vs KOR: Dream 11 Fantasy Team
Goalkeeper: Kim Seung-gyu
Defenders: Diego Godin, Jose Maria Gimenez, Mathias Olivera, Kim Min-jae
Midfielders: Rodrigo Bentancur, Federico Valverde, Kwon Chang-hoon
Forwards: Luis Suarez, Darwin Nunez, Son Heung-min
Dream 11 Captain & Vice-Captain Choice For The Match
Captain: Luis Suarez
Vice-Captain: Son Heung-min
URU vs KOR: Predicted Line-Up
Uruguay possible starting lineup: Sergio Rochet; Guillermo Varela, Diego Godin, Jose Maria Gimenez, Mathias Olivera; Rodrigo Bentancur, Matias Vecino, Federico Valverde; Giorgian De Arrascaeta, Luis Suarez, Darwin Nunez
South Korea possible starting lineup: Kim Seung-gyu; Kim Moon-hwan, Kim Young-gwon, Kim Min-jae, Kim Jin-su; Jung Woo-Young, Hwang In-beom, Lee Jae-sung; Kwon Chang-hoon, Son Heung-min, Hwang Ui-jo
URU vs KOR: Team News
Doubtful: Ronald Araujo, Fernando Muslera
Injury: Hwang Hee-Chan
Doubtful: Son Heung-min