It’s D-day in Group H. South Korea will face Portugal in a must-win game on Friday at 3:00 pm GMT, at Education City Stadium. Take a quick look at Portugal vs South Korea Starting XI.
Cristiano Ronaldo and co. have already booked their spot in the Round of 16, following a 3-2 win against Ghana and a 2-0 to Uruguay.
On the other hand, South Korea needs a win and to depend on the other result. They need Ghana to lose or draw against Uruguay and need to keep a better GD than both teams.
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Son Heung-min and co. drew 0-0 against Uruguay and lost 2-3 to Ghana.
Portugal vs South Korea | Group H
Date: Friday, 2 December 2022
Start Time: 3:00 pm Portugal Time | 12:00 am South Korea Time (Saturday)
Venue: Education City Stadium, Al-Rayyan
Portugal’s Starting XI vs South Korea
|Defender||Dalot, Pepe, Silva, Cancelo|
|Midfielder||Nunes, Neves, Vitinha|
|Forward||Mario, Ronaldo, Horta|
PSG wing-back Nuno Mendes came off the pitch early against Uruguay. He is replaced by Man Utd’s Diogo Dalot.
Cristiano Ronaldo will lead the team from the front. Bernardo Silva and Bruno Fernandez are rested.
South Korea’s Starting XI vs Portugal
|Defender||Moon-Hwan, Kwon, Young-Gwon, Jin-Su|
|Midfielder||Hwang, Jung; Kang-In Lee, Jae-Sung Lee, Son|
Former Portugal coach Paulo Bento has no fresh injury concerns. However, we won’t see him on the sideline. He received a red card after the final whistle against Ghana. A lot will depend on Tottenham star Son Heung-min.