Uruguay vs South Korea: World Cup 2022 prediction, team news, kick-off time, TV, live stream, h2h, odds today

Uruguay vs South Korea: World Cup 2022 prediction, team news, kick-off time, TV, live stream, h2h, odds today

Uruguay and South Korea get World Cup Group H underway in Qatar this afternoon.

No longer coached by the iconic Oscar Tabarez, it has been 52 years since Uruguay won a knockout game without him but this is a team looking to create its own history.

While traces of the team who finished fourth in 2010 remain, there is major talent in this squad and, as ever, they are being tipped as dark horses.

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South Korea, meanwhile, suffered an almighty scare following Heung-min Son’s injury, a blow that threatened to throw their World Cup campaign into chaos. Although there is quality throughout their team, it does not take a genius to point out the Tottenham star is important to their hopes.

Date, kick-off time and venue

The World Cup group stage game is scheduled for a 1pm GMT kick-off time on Thursday November 24, 2022.

Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan will host.

Where to watch Uruguay vs South Korea

TV channel: The game will be broadcast live and free-to-air on BBC One, with coverage starting at 12.45pm.

Live stream: The BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport websites will offer live streams online.

LIVE coverage: Follow all the action LIVE with Standard Sport’s dedicated match blog.

Heung-min Son is wearing a mask in order to play at the World Cup (AFP via Getty Images)
Heung-min Son is wearing a mask in order to play at the World Cup (AFP via Getty Images)

Uruguay vs South Korea team news

Uruguay XI: Rochet; Caceres, Godin, Gimenez, Olivera; Bentancur, Vecino; Valverde; Pellistri, Suarez, Nunez.

South Korea XI: Kim Seung-gyu; Kim Moon-hwan, Kim Min-jae, Kim Young-gwon, Kim Jin-su; Jung Woo-young, Hwang In-beom, Lee Jae-sung; Na Sang-ho, Hwang Ui-jo, Son Heung-min.

Uruguay vs South Korea prediction

With Federico Valverde in scintillating form and plenty of goals up front, it’s difficult to look past a Uruguay win.

Uruguay to win 2-0.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

Uruguay wins: 6

Draws: 1

South Korea wins: 1

Uruguay vs South Korea latest odds

Uruguay to win: 8/11

Draw: 5/2

South Korea to win: 9/2

Odds via Betfair (subject to change).