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23 Nov 2022
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Eddy Tora 23 Nov 2022
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  • Uruguay vs South Korea live stream for Thursday’s World Cup match
  • The Group E game is being played at Education City Stadium (13:00 GMT)
  • Uruguay have kept 6 clean sheets in their last 7 matches
  • Can South Korea score against the South American side?
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Luis Suárez scored 2 goals against South Korea at the 2010 World Cup (Getty)

Uruguay vs South Korea Predictions


Uruguay are keeping plenty of clean sheets and have a devastating attack. Luis Suárez is backed to score in a win to nil against South Korea.
  • Uruguay vs South Korea Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • Uruguay Form
  • Uruguay Squad & Team News
  • South Korea Form
  • South Korea Squad & Team News
  • Uruguay vs South Korea Live Stream FAQ

  • Uruguay have won 7 of their last 9 matches.
  • Uruguay have kept 6 clean sheets in their last 7 matches.
  • Uruguay’s Luis Suárez has scored 4 goals in his last 4 matches for Club Nacional.
  • Uruguay’s Luis Suárez scored 2 goals in his last match against South Korea.
  • Uruguay have won both matches against South Korea (World Cup).
  • South Korea have lost 4 of their last 5 matches (World Cup).

Head to Head


Uruguay have a 2-0 advantage against South Korea with both matches played at the World Cup.

Uruguay won 1-0 in 1990 and 2-1 in 2010 with Luis Suárez scoring both goals.

Uruguay Form


Uruguay won their final four World Cup qualifiers to sneak into the tournament.

Diego Alonso’s side have played five friendlies since, keeping four clean sheets.

Uruguay played two friendlies in September, a 1-0 defeat against Iran and 2-0 win against Canada.

Uruguay Squad & Team News


Pos.
Player
D.O.B. (age)
Caps
Goals
Club
GK Fernando Muslera 16 June 1986 (age 36) 133 0 Galatasaray
GK Sebastián Sosa 19 August 1986 (age 36) 1 0 Independiente
GK Sergio Rochet 23 March 1993 (age 29) 8 0 Nacional
DF José Giménez 20 January 1995 (age 27) 78 8 Atlético Madrid
DF Diego Godín (captain) 16 February 1986 (age 36) 159 8 Vélez Sarsfield
DF Ronald Araújo 7 March 1999 (age 23) 12 0 Barcelona
DF Guillermo Varela 24 March 1993 (age 29) 9 0 Flamengo
DF Mathías Olivera 31 October 1997 (age 25) 8 0 Napoli
DF Matías Viña 9 November 1997 (age 25) 26 0 Roma
DF Sebastián Coates 7 October 1990 (age 32) 47 1 Sporting CP
DF Martín Cáceres 7 April 1987 (age 35) 115 4 LA Galaxy
DF José Luis Rodríguez 14 March 1997 (age 25) 0 0 Nacional
MF Matías Vecino 24 August 1991 (age 31) 62 4 Lazio
MF Rodrigo Bentancur 25 June 1997 (age 25) 51 1 Tottenham Hotspur
MF Nicolás de la Cruz 1 June 1997 (age 25) 17 2 River Plate
MF Giorgian de Arrascaeta 1 June 1994 (age 28) 40 8 Flamengo
MF Lucas Torreira 11 February 1996 (age 26) 40 0 Galatasaray
MF Federico Valverde 22 July 1998 (age 24) 44 4 Real Madrid
MF Manuel Ugarte 11 April 2001 (age 21) 6 0 Sporting CP
FW Facundo Pellistri 20 December 2001 (age 20) 7 0 Manchester United
FW Luis Suárez 24 January 1987 (age 35) 134 68 Nacional
FW Darwin Núñez 24 June 1999 (age 23) 13 3 Liverpool
FW Maxi Gómez 14 August 1996 (age 26) 27 4 Trabzonspor
FW Facundo Torres 13 April 2000 (age 22) 10 0 Orlando City
FW Edinson Cavani 14 February 1987 (age 35) 133 58 Valencia
FW Agustín Canobbio 1 October 1998 (age 24) 3 0 Athletico Paranaense

Defender Ronaldo Araujo is recovering from on adductor injury and unlikely to start.

Luis Suarez has scored 68 goals in 134 internationals.

South Korea Form


South Korea won seven of their 10 World Cup qualifiers to reach Qatar automatically.

Paulo Bento’s side have played 10 games since then, resulting in six wins, two draws and two defeats.

South Korea played one friendly in November, a 1-0 win against Iceland.

South Korea Squad & Team News


Pos.
Player
D.O.B. (age)
Caps
Goals
Club
GK Kim Seung-gyu 30 September 1990 (age 32) 67 0 Al-Shabab
GK Song Bum-keun 15 October 1997 (age 25) 1 0 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
GK Jo Hyeon-woo 25 September 1991 (age 31) 22 0 Ulsan Hyundai
DF Yoon Jong-gyu 20 March 1998 (age 24) 4 0 FC Seoul
DF Kim Jin-su 13 June 1992 (age 30) 61 2 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
DF Kim Min-jae 15 November 1996 (age 26) 44 3 Napoli
DF Hong Chul 17 September 1990 (age 32) 46 1 Daegu FC
DF Kim Moon-hwan 1 August 1995 (age 27) 22 0 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
DF Kim Young-gwon 27 February 1990 (age 32) 96 6 Ulsan Hyundai
DF Kwon Kyung-won 31 January 1992 (age 30) 28 2 Gamba Osaka
DF Kim Tae-hwan 24 July 1989 (age 33) 19 0 Ulsan Hyundai
DF Cho Yu-min 17 November 1996 (age 25) 4 0 Daejeon Hana Citizen
MF Jung Woo-young 14 December 1989 (age 32) 66 3 Al-Sadd
MF Hwang In-beom 20 September 1996 (age 26) 37 4 Olympiacos
MF Son Heung-min (captain) 8 July 1992 (age 30) 104 35 Tottenham Hotspur
MF Paik Seung-ho 17 March 1997 (age 25) 14 2 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
MF Lee Jae-sung 10 August 1992 (age 30) 64 9 Mainz 05
MF Hwang Hee-chan 26 January 1996 (age 26) 49 9 Wolverhampton Wanderers
MF Son Jun-ho 12 May 1992 (age 30) 15 0 Shandong Taishan
MF Na Sang-ho 12 August 1996 (age 26) 24 2 FC Seoul
MF Lee Kang-in 19 February 2001 (age 21) 6 0 Mallorca
MF Kwon Chang-hoon 30 June 1994 (age 28) 42 12 Gimcheon Sangmu
MF Jeong Woo-yeong 20 September 1999 (age 23) 9 2 SC Freiburg
MF Song Min-kyu 12 September 1999 (age 23) 13 1 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
FW Cho Gue-sung 25 January 1998 (age 24) 16 4 Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors
FW Hwang Ui-jo 28 August 1992 (age 30) 49 16 Olympiacos

Star player Son Heung-Min has a face injury that could prevent him from starting. He has scored 35 goals in 104 internationals.

Hwang Ui-jo has scored 16 goals in 49 internationals.

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Verdict

Uruguay are regularly keeping clean sheets and should have too much attack for South Korea to handle. Luis Suárez is backed to score in a comfortable win for the South American side.

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