SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea ended its preparations for the World Cup with a 1-0 win over Iceland on Friday.
Gimcheon Sangmu defender Park Ji-soo picked up a first-half harm that might jeopardize his availability for the match.
Music Min-kyu acquired the one objective of the sport in Hwaseong, south of Seoul, with a close-range header on the far publish from Cho Gue-sung’s cross after 33 minutes.
The hosts dominated the match however couldn’t add a second objective.
Making its tenth straight look on the World Cup, South Korea will face Uruguay, Ghana and Portugal in its group. Coach Paulo Bento is ready to announce his 26-man roster for Qatar on Saturday and, regardless of the harm to Son Heung-min, is broadly anticipated to pick out the team’s inspirational top scorer and captain.
Son underwent surgical procedure final week for a fractured eye socket sustained in a collision when in motion for Tottenham towards Marseille within the group stage of the Champions League on Nov. 1.
“Enjoying in your nation on the World Cup is the dream of so many kids rising up, simply because it was one among mine too,” Son stated on social media. “I gained’t miss this for the world. I can’t wait to characterize our stunning nation.”
Korea’s opening match in Qatar is towards Uruguay on Nov. 24.
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