The South Korean National football team is once again attempting their first win under their new head coach, Jurgen Klinsmann. In this Korea vs Uruguay Football Betting Preview, we take a look at what Taegeuk Warriors are doing to prepare. In addition, we will also take a look at the latest football injury reports and sports betting odds.
South Korea vs Uruguay Matchup Info
Date: 03/28/2023 at 7:00 PM ET
Location: Seoul World Cup Stadium in Seoul, South Korea
South Korea vs Uruguay Betting Odds and Matchup Info
- South Korea: +135
- Draw: +240
- Uruguay: +205
According to football betting sites, South Korea ranks 25 while Uruguay ranks 16 in the world. Needless to say, the favorite team to win in Uruguay, Furthermore, this will be their tenth meeting between both teams with Korea having one win, 2 draws and 6 losses.
Korea vs Uruguay Football Betting Preview – Klinsmann Looking for First Win
The last time the two teams went against each other was just 3 months ago during the World Cup in Qatar. Since then, the Korean national football team is now under the leadership of Jurgen Klinsmann. His first trial by fire with the team was last Friday against Colombia. Unfortunately for Klinsmann, Korea blew a 2-point lead and they had to settle for a 2-2 draw.
This time around, Korea will be facing a much tougher team. However, Klinsmann was confident in saying that they will not push them around. For both Korean and Uruguay fans, this is a rematch since their match in Qatar was also a draw. Therefore, both teams are looking to seeing which is the better team with this game. As to those who like to bet on the Korean National football team, this an opportunity to make money.
During a press conference, Klinsmann had a lot of confidence in his team. He said that while Uruguay is a “very good team” South Korea is also a very, very good team.”
However, they will be without Kim Jin-su due to a back injury that took place in the match against Colombia. His replacement against Uruguay will be Seol Young-woo, giving him his first senior national team callup at age 24.
South Korean defender Kim Min-Jae is especially looking forward to this game. This is because he is eager to go against, Uruguay midfielder, Federico Valverde. He said that Valverde is a great shooter and is looking forward to against him and finish a victory.
According to football betting picks experts, Klinsmann is looking for a victory. This is because even though their draw against Colombia looks good on paper, they did blow a 2-point lead. Thus, he needs to show his new team that he has what it takes to be their coach.