World Cup 2022: Uruguay vs South Korea Match Preview


The first match of the World Cup 2022 Group H will be played between Uruguay and South Korea.

Let’s have a look at the match details and find out who will win together!


When and where will the Uruguay vs South Korea  match be played?

Match: World Cup 2022, Group Stage, Group H, Uruguay vs South Korea 

Location: Al Rayyan, Qatar

Stadium: Education City Stadium

Date: 24 November, 2022

Kick-off Time: 1 PM GMT

Uruguay vs South Korea  head to head matches

Uruguay: 6 Wins

South Korea: 1 Win

Draws: 1

World Cup 2022: Uruguay National

Uruguay have participated in 13 World Cup final tournaments so far (2022 not included). They are the first and 2-time World Cup champions, winning the title in 1930 and 1950.

Besides, 3 times Uruguay finished in the 4th place, in 1954, 1970 and 2010.

Uruguay Squad for the World Cup 2022

Goalkeepers: Fernando Muslera, Sergio Rochet, Sebastian Sosa

Defenders: Ronald Araujo, Sebastian Coates, Martin Caceres, Guillermo Varela, Matias Vina, Mathias Olivera, Jose Maria Gimenez, Diego Godin, Jose Luis Rodríguez

Midfielders: Lucas Torreira, Matias Vecino, Rodrigo Bentancur, Manuel Ugarte, Giorgian de Arrascaeta, Nicolas de la Cruz, Federico Valverde , Facundo Pellistri, Agustin Canobbio, Facundo Torres

Forwards: Luis Suarez, Darwin Nunez, Maximiliano Gomez, Edinson Cavani

Uruguay’s Group H fixtures

24 November: Uruguay vs South Korea 

28 November: Uruguay vs Portugal

02 December: Uruguay vs Ghana


World Cup 2022: South Korea National

South Korea have played in 11 World Cup final tournaments. The team made their debut appearance in 1954. Their best performance is fourth place at the World Cup  2002, which they co-hosted with Japan.

South Korea Squad for the World Cup 2022

Goalkeepers: Kim Seung-Gyu, Jo Hyeon-Woo, Song Bum-Keun

Defenders: Kim Min-Jae, Kim Tae-Hwan, Kwon Kyung-Won, Cho Yu-Min, Kim Young-Gwon, Kim Moon-Hwan, Yoon Jong-Gyu, Kim Jin-Su, Hong Chul

Midfielders: Son Jun-Ho, Jeong Woo-Yeong, Jung Woo-Young, Hwang In-Beom, Lee Jae-Sung, Kwon Chang-Hoon, Lee Kang-In, Son Heung-Min, Paik Seung-Ho, Hwang Hee-Chan, Na Sang-Ho, Song Min-Kyu

Forwards: Hwang Ui-Jo, Cho Gue-Sung

South Korea Group H Fixtures

24 November 2022, Uruguay vs South Korea 

28 November 2022, South Korea vs Ghana

02 December 2022, South Korea vs Portugal

World Cup 2022 Uruguay vs South Korea : Predictions

Asian giants South Korea will be the opening test for Uruguay who take an experienced side to this World Cup tournament. The two teams met 8 times so far, 6 of which Uruguay won.

Uruguay are expected to qualify along with Portugal from the group, and will try to finish in the 1st place to avoid Brazil.

What about South Korea,in Russia they beat Germany to deny them a place in the last 16. They’ll go till the end to qualify for the next round, mainly fighting against Portugal and Uruguay. So, a draw is a potential outcome here.


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