Five players in South Korea’s starting XI share the same name

Five players in South Korea’s starting XI share the same name
Five players in South Korea’s starting XI share the same name
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Five players in South Korea’s starting XI share the same name

Frenchman Clement Turpin will lead the match between Uruguay and South Korea from the center and will be helped from the lines by his compatriots Nicolas Danos and Cyrul Gringore. Romanian Istvan Kovacs will be the fourth officialas in the opening game of the World Cup, Qatar – Ecuador 0-2.

If the Uruguayan coach lined up a first 11 that does not lack players such as Godin, Valverde, Suarez or Nunez, in the starting line-up of the Koreans there are five players with the same name: Kim. All components of the defensive compartment, plus the goalkeeper.

It is about goalkeeper Seung-Gyu Kim (32 years old, Al-Shabab) and defenders Moon-Hwan Kim (27 years old, Jeonbuk), Min-Jae Kim (26 years old, Napoli), Young-Gwon Kim ( 32, Ulsan) and Jin-Su Kim (30, Jeaonbuk).

Starting teams:

  • Uruguay XI: Rochet – Caceres, Gimenez, Godin, Olivera – Fede Valverde, Vecino, Bentancur, Pellistri – Nunez, Suarez. reserves: Canobbio, Cavani, Coates, De Arrascaeta, De La Cruz, Gomez, Varela, Muslera, Rodriguez, Sosa, Torreira, Torres, Ugarte, Vina. Trainer: Diego Alonso
  • South Korea XI: Seung-Gyu – Jin-Su, Min-Jae, Sang-Ho, Moon-Hwan – Lee Jae-Sung, Woo-Young, Yong-Gwon, Hwang-Inbeom – Son, Hwang Ui-Jo. reserves: Cho Gue-Sung, Cho Yu-Min, Hong Chul, Hwang Hee-Chan, Jeong Woo-Yeong, Jo Hyeon-Woo, Kim Tae-Hwan, Kwon Chang-Hoon, Kwon Kyung-Won, Lee Kang-In, Paik Seung-Ho, Song Bum-Keun, Song Min-Kyu, Son Jun-Ho, Yoon Jong-Gyu. Trainer: Paulo Bento
The starting lineups for the match Uruguay – South Korea / Photo:

Group H, World Cup 2022:

  • Portugal
  • Ghana
  • Uruguay
  • South Korea

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Group H match schedule:

November 24

  • Uruguay – South Korea, 15:00
  • Portugal – Ghana, 18:00

November 28

  • South Korea – Ghana, 15:00
  • Portugal – Uruguay, 21:00

December 2

  • South Korea – Portugal, 17:00
  • Ghana – Uruguay, 17:00

Uruguay Squad for the 2022 World Cup:

  • Goalkeepers: Sergio Rochet (Nacional), Fernando Muslera (Galatasaray), Sebastian Sosa (Independiente)
  • Defenders: Jose Luis Rodriguez (Nacional), Guillermo Varela (Flamengo), Ronald Araujo (FC Barcelona), Jose Maria Gimenez (Atletico Madrid), Sebastian Coates (Sporting Lisbon), Diego Godin (Velez Sarsfield), Martin Caceres (Los Angeles Galaxy), Matias Vina (AS Roma), Mathias Olivera (Napoli)
  • Midfielders: Matias Vecino (Lazio Roma), Rodrigo Bentancur (Tottenham), Federico Valverde (Real Madrid), Lucas Torreira (Galatasaray), Manuel Ugarte (Sporting Lisbon), Facundo Pellistri (Manchester United), Nicolas De la Cruz (River Plate), Giorgian de Arrascaeta (Flamengo), Agustin Canobbio (Athletico Paranaense), Facundo Torres (Orlando City)
  • Strikers: Darwin Nunez (Liverpool), Luis Suarez (Nacional), Edinson Cavani (Valencia), Maximiliano Gomez (Trabzonspor)
  • Selector: Diego Jose Alonso Carballo

South Korea Squad for the 2022 World Cup:

  • Goalkeepers: Kim Seung-gyu (Al-Shabab), Song Bum-keun (Jeonbuk Motors), Jo Hyeon-woo (Ulsan)
  • Defenders: Kwon Kyung-won (Gamba Osaka), Kim Moon-hwan (Jeonbuk Motors), Kim Min-jae (Napoli) Kim Young-gwon (Ulsan), Kim Jin-su (Jeonbuk Motors), Kim Tae-hwan (Ulsan), Yoon Jong-gyu (FC Seoul), Cho Yu-min (Daejeon Hana Citizen), Hong Chul (Daegu FC)
  • Midfielders: Kwon Chang-hoon (Gimcheon Sangmu), Na Sang-ho (FC Seoul), Paik Seung-ho (Jeonbuk Motors), Lee Kang-in (Real Mallorca), Lee Jae-sung (Mainz), Jeong Woo-yeong (Freiburg ), Hwang In-beom (Olympiakos), Hwang Hee-chan (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Song Min-kyu (Jeonbuk Motors), Son Jun-ho (Shandong Taishan), Na Sang-ho (FC Seoul)
  • Strikers: Son Heung-min (Tottenham Hotspur), Cho Gue-sung (Jeonbuk Motors), Hwang Ui-jo (Olympiakos)
  • Selector: Paulo Bento

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