Jurgen Klinsmann confirms schedule for Tunisia-Vietnam friendly match in October

The Korean men’s national soccer team confirmed the schedule for two consecutive international matches in October.

The Korea Football Association announced on the 12th that the national team will play friendly matches against Tunisia (October 13, 8 p.m., Seoul World Cup Stadium) and Vietnam (October 17, 8 p.m., Suwon World Cup Stadium) during the A-match period in October. .메이저놀이터

The first opponent, Tunisia, is an African powerhouse ranked 31st in the FIFA rankings. Korea (28th) is inferior with 1 draw and 1 loss in the last two matches. They drew 0-0 in their first match in March 2002, and lost 0-1 in their match in May 2014.

Tunisia was in Group D at the 2022 Qatar World Cup and was eliminated from the group stage with 1 win, 1 draw, and 1 loss, but produced an upset by beating France 1-0.

The second opponent, Vietnam, has a FIFA ranking of 95th, which is much lower than Korea, but is the highest among Southeast Asian countries. In terms of historical records, Korea is far ahead with 17 wins, 5 draws, and 2 losses. The most recent match was in the second qualifying round of the 2006 Germany World Cup Asia region held in September 2004, and a rematch was expected for the first time in 19 years. The association previously announced the opponents for the A match in October and explained, “We will look for ways to break down the dense defense against Asian teams in preparation for the 2026 North, Central America World Cup preliminaries and next year’s Asian Cup.”

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