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South Korea National Football Team 2018

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South Korea National Football Team 2018 review: 16 facts and highlights

Team info

Head coach: Shin Tae-yong

Captain: Ki Sung-yueng

Appearances in the World Cup: 10 (first in 1954)

Best result: Fourth place in 2002

Squad

No Position Player
1 GK Kim Seung-gyu
(Vissel Kobe)
21 GK Kim Jin-hyeon
(Cerezo Osaka)
23 GK Cho Hyun-woo
(Daegu FC)
     
2 DF Lee Yong
(Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors)
3 DF Jung Seung-hyun
(Sagan Tosu)
4 DF Oh Ban-suk
(Jeju United)
5 DF Yun Young-sun
(Seongnam FC)
6 DF Park Joo-ho
(Ulsan Hyundai)
12 DF Kim Min-woo
(Sangju Sangmu)
14 DF Hong Chul
(Sangju Sangmu)
19 DF Kim Young-gwon
(Guangzhou Evergrande)
20 DF Jang Hyun-soo
(FC Tokyo)
22 DF Go Yo-han
(FC Seoul)
     
8 MF Ju Se-jong
(Asan Mugunghwa)
10 MF Lee Seung-woo
(Hellas Verona)
13 MF Koo Ja-cheol
(FC Augsburg)
15 MF Jung Woo-young
(Vissel Kobe)
16 MF Ki Sung-yueng
(Swansea City)
17 MF Lee Jae-sung
(Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors)
18 MF Moon Seon-min
(Incheon United)
     
7 FW Son Heung-min
(Tottenham Hotspur)
9 FW Kim Shin-wook
(Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors)
11 FW Hwang Hee-chan
(Red Bull Salzburg)

South Korea is part of Group F, together with:

  • Mexico
  • Sweden
  • Germany
South Korea National Football Team 2018
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South Korea National Football Team 2018

Why is South Korea National Football Team 2018 better than the average?

  • World Cup: goals received
    ?

    3vs5.28
  • Average age of players
    ?

    27.3yrsvs27.43yrs
  • World Cup: average number of corner kicks per match
    ?

    5vs4.6
  • World Cup: average number of shots on target per match
    ?

    3.67vs3.62

Team

1.FIFA World Ranking

544

The FIFA World Ranking is an internationally recognized system that awards points to the best performing team playing in FIFA competitions. The leader of the ranking is the team with the most points.
2.Average age of players

27.3yrs

The average age of football players in the UEFA league is 25.8. The average duration of a footballer's playing career is eight years.
3.Team size

23

The total number of team players, including substitutes.

Results

1.World Cup: matches won

1

The total number of matches the team won in the World Cup.
2.World Cup: matches lost

2

The total number of matches the team lost in the World Cup.

Overall performance

1.World Cup: goals scored

3

The total number of goals the team scored in the World Cup.
2.World Cup: goals received

3

The total number of goals the team received in the World Cup.
3.World Cup: shots on target

11

The total number of shots on target (directly at the goal) for all the matches played in the World Cup.
4.World Cup: corner kicks

15

The total number of corner kicks the team was awarded during the matches played in the World Cup.
5.World Cup: direct free kicks

35

The total number of direct free kicks the team was awarded during the matches played in the World Cup.
6.World Cup: total number of shots

20

The total number of shots the players made in an attempt to score a goal, summing up all matches played in the World Cup.

Performance per game

1.World Cup: average number of shots per match

6.67

The average number of shots per match in the World Cup competition.
2.World Cup: average number of fouls per match

20.67

The average number of fouls per match committed by the players of the team during the World Cup competition.
3.World Cup: average number of corner kicks per match

5

The average number of corner kicks per match the team was awarded in the World Cup competition.
4.World Cup: average number of shots on target per match

3.67

The average number of shots on target (directly at the goal) per match in the World Cup competition.

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