All opponents for the March A match of the Korean men’s national soccer team have been confirmed.
The Korea Football Association (KFA) announced on the 13th, “We decided to hold a friendly A match against Uruguay on March 28th.” The venue is the Seoul World Cup Stadium, and the kickoff time has not yet been set. Uruguay will return to Korea after playing a match against Japan on the 24th.
Korea and Uruguay will meet again in about four months. In November of last year, in the first leg of the 2022 World Cup group stage in Qatar, they played a tight game and drew 0-0. Afterwards, the two teams won 1 win and 1 loss side by side in the 2nd and 3rd games, and Korea advanced to the round of 16 by coming in 2nd place ahead of them on multiple points. 메이저놀이터
Uruguay, which coach Diego Alonso, who was the coach at the time of the World Cup, is still leading the team, ranks 16th in the FIFA rankings, still higher than Korea, which ranks 25th. In terms of overall record, Korea is trailing with 1 win, 2 draws and 6 losses. South Korea’s only win was in a friendly match in October 2018, when they won 2-1 with goals from Hwang Ui-jo and Jung Woo-young (Al Sadd).
As the second opponent was decided to be Uruguay, the schedule for Korea’s March A match was finalized. Korea clashes with Colombia on the 24th at Ulsan Munsu Soccer Stadium and meets Uruguay on the 28th. The A-match period in March is the first evaluation match after the new manager took over.