Uruguay vs South Korea Prediction and Betting Tips


Uruguay is one of the most successful teams in World Cup history, having won the tournament twice. They are currently in Group H with South Korea, Portugal and Ghana. Uruguay are favorites’ to win the group, but they will need to play their best game if they want to progress to the next round.

The match against South Korea is a very important one for both sides. Uruguay needs to win if they want any chance of progressing from Group H, while South Korea will be looking to also finish strong and secure a spot in the knockout stages. This should be an exciting match, with plenty at stake for both teams.

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Uruguay vs South Korea Head to heads

The teams have actually met eight times previously, including twice in the World Cup. Uruguay won won both games in the tournament, but South Korea’s only win happened in the friendly match between both nations in Seoul four years ago.

Uruguay vs South Korea Lineup

Uruguay starting 11 (4-3-3): Rochet; Varela, Godin, Gimenez, Olivera; Bentancur, Valverde, Vecino; Pellistri, Suarez, Nunez.

Bench: Muslera, Sosa, Vina, Coates, Caceres, Rodriguez, de la Cruz, de Arrascaeta, Torreira, Ugarte, Gomez, Torres, Cavani, Canobbio.

South Korea starting 11 (4-3-3): Kim Seung-gyu; Yoon Jong-gyu, Kim Min-jae, Kim Young-gwon, Kim Jin-su; Jung Woo-young, Hwang In-beom, Kwon Chang-hoon; Hwang Hee-chan, Hwang Ui-jo, Son Heung-min.

Bench: Song Bum-Keun, Jo Hyeon-woo, Hong Chul, Kim Moon-Hwan, Kwon Kyung-won, Kim Tae-hwan, Cho Yu-min, Paik Seung-ho, Lee Jae-sung, Son Jun-ho, Na Sang-ho, Lee Kang-in, Jeong Woo-yeong, Song Min-kyu, Cho Gue-sung.

Uruguay vs South Korea Prediction

Uruguay is a very talented team, and they have a lot of firepower up front. They have some really good players, including Edinson Cavani, Luis Suarez and Diego Godin. Uruguay should win this game by at least two goals.


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