South Korea football

FIFA World Cup qualifiers: In Asia, pressure grow on powerhouses South Korea, Japan

Japan, Asia’s highest-ranked team at No. 24 in the world, lost 1-0 at home to 79th-ranked Oman last Thursday to end a streak of eight consecutive wins in World Cup qualifying games.

published on : 6th September 2021

Iraq hold Son Heung-min's South Korea to goalless draw in FIFA World Cup qualifier

The home team dominated proceedings and came close to breaking the deadlock, but Dick Advocaat's side defended stoutly.

published on : 2nd September 2021

Son Heung-min's South Korea in Asian Games football final after Vietnam win

Vietnam's occasional attacks mostly faltered before reaching the opposition box and South Korea keeper Jo Hyeon-woo was barely tested by a couple of tame long-range strikes.

published on : 29th August 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Javier Hernandez scores 50th goal for Mexico to guide team past South Korea

Mexico lead Group F on six points after two games, having backed up their shock victory against Germany with another display to suggest they can go deep in this tournament.

published on : 23rd June 2018

South Korea still confident of making FIFA World Cup knockout stages

Asia's teams have enjoyed mixed success so far, with Saudi Arabia struggling in Group A while Iran edged past Morocco and Japan overcame 10-man Colombia.

published on : 20th June 2018

Crestfallen South Korea fans fall silent on FIFA World Cup defeat to Sweden

South Korea made history with their astonishing run to the 2002 World Cup semi-finals but the current crop of players have struggled to come close to that performance.

published on : 19th June 2018

Andreas Granqvist's VAR penalty gives Sweden 1-0 win over South Korea in FIFA World Cup Group F game

The game was decided when Viktor Claesson went down from a challenge by Kim Min-woo with referee Joel Aguilar pointing to the spot after checking the footage.

published on : 18th June 2018

South Korea pin FIFA World Cup hopes on star man Son Heung-min

South Korea made history with their astonishing run to the 2002 World Cup semi-finals but the current crop of players have struggled to hit those heights.

published on : 31st May 2018

Lee Keun-ho injury adds to South Korea FIFA World Cup woes

Lee's inability to play in Russia next month will pile pressure on the Taeguk Warriors who have already been battered by injuries.

published on : 24th May 2018

South Korea may use new tactics at FIFA World Cup 2018

South Korean coach Shin will cut three players from the preliminary World cup squad to finalize the final roster of 23 players.

published on : 24th May 2018