ALL POSTS TAGGED "south korea"

Jurgen Klinsmann

/ 93 days ago

Jurgen Klinsmann appointed as South Korea’s Head Coach

Jurgen Klinsmann is back in professional soccer. The former Germany international has officially been hired as South Korea’s new Head Coach. Klinsmann has been out of football since 2020. His ill-fated return to domestic coaching ended with dismissal at Hertha Berlin. However, the former USMNT Head Coach remains incredibly respected within the sport. His work […]


/ 177 days ago

Croatia needs penalties, Brazil thumps South Korea at World Cup

In Monday's pair of round of 16 fixtures, two teams from the 2018 quarterfinals punched a ticket to that round of 2022. However, while Japan pushed Croatia to the brink, Brazil cruised along in what has been a sumptuous World Cup for the five-time champions. For South Korea and Japan, it is a harsh exit […]


/ 180 days ago

VAR fails Uruguay after late penalty appeal dismissed

Uruguay left it late to join the party in Qatar, producing its only noteworthy performance in the final group game. On the back of the miserable loss against Portugal, Diego Alonso ditched his oversized hipster white trainers and three man defense. In its place, he opted for an old fashioned pair of formal brown leather […]


/ 180 days ago

Portugal lose, but advance in more World Cup Group H drama

How could someone not like soccer? Once again, this World Cup has delivered high entertainment. After the scenes yesterday that saw Germany eliminated, Group H tried to top the drama. Group H Drama Portugal were assured a place in the Round of 16. At different moments during the simultaneous matches, the remaining qualification spot was […]


/ 180 days ago

South Korea qualifies for knockout round in frantic finish

Group H of the 2022 World Cup finished in a frenetic way, as South Korea advanced to the knockout round. Entering matchday three, Portugal was the only team in the group guaranteed qualification to the knockout round. South Korea, despite entering the game against the Portuguese with just one point, ultimately grabbed the second spot […]


/ 184 days ago

Ghana survives five-goal thriller against South Korea

Ghana’s 3-2 victory over South Korea gives the Black Stars hope of advancing to the knockout stage at the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Ghana rolled out the changes Following Ghana’s 3-2 loss to Portugal, head coach Otto Addo made three changes to the starting lineup. The 4-3-3 replaced the 5-3-2 formation. Fullbacks Gideon Mensah and […]


/ 188 days ago

Uruguay fails to inspire against South Korea

It was not a great match. Uruguay and South Korea locked horns for Group H's first match, and it was a dull affair. Well done if you managed to sit through it all. Uruguay lined up with a strong midfield of Matias Vecino, Rodrigo Bentancur and Federico Valverde but lacked pace and width. Starting Martin […]

Son Heung-min

/ 200 days ago

South Korea reveals World Cup 2022 squad

South Korea head coach Paulo Bento has revealed his 26-man World Cup 2022 roster. Included in this squad is Tottenham Hotspur star Son Heung-Min. The forward fractured the orbital bone in his face just 11 days ago. Because of the injury, Son had to be substituted in the first half of a Champions League match […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 209 days ago

Son Heung-min optimistic about World Cup hopes after surgery

Tottenham star Son Heung-min will soon have surgery to repair a broken cheekbone, putting his World Cup status at risk. The South Korea international suffered the nasty injury during the first half of his club's UEFA Champions League match against Marseille on Tuesday. Spurs went on to win the game and finish top of their […]

World Cup 2022

/ 302 days ago

Foreign-born managers seek rare successes at World Cup 2022

Historically, foreign-born managers find little success of major value at the World Cup. Only two countries with foreign-adopted coaches reached the final. In 1958, Englishman George Raynor managed to take Sweden to the final as hosts in 1958. Austrian Ernst Happel led the the Netherlands to a second-lace finish in Argentina 1978. At the 2022 […]