Portugal vs South Korea Starting XI

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.

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  

Live: FOX, Telemundo, fuboTV, Peacock, BBC Two, BBC iPlayer

Portugal’s Starting XI vs South Korea

Portugal XI

Formation 4-3-3
Manager Fernando Santos
Goalkeeper Costa
Defender Dalot, Pepe, Silva, Cancelo
Midfielder  Nunes, Neves, Vitinha
Forward Mario, Ronaldo, Horta

Team News:

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

South Korea XI

Formation 4-2-3-1
Manager Paulo Bento 
Goalkeeper Seung-Gyu
Defender Moon-Hwan, Kwon, Young-Gwon, Jin-Su
Midfielder  Hwang, Jung; Kang-In Lee, Jae-Sung Lee, Son
Forward  Gue-Sung Cho

Team News:

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.

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