South Korea vs Costa Rica Predictions and Match Preview

South Korea vs Costa Rica Friendly International by LeagueLane

South Korea vs Costa Rica
2018 International Friendly
Date: Friday, 7th September 2018
Kick-off at 12:00 UK/ 13:00 CET
Venue: Go yang Stadium (Goyang).

After helping South Korea under 23 team win the Asian games, Heung-Min Son is exempted from serving military duty. He is still involved in another national duty as the South Korean national team lines up against Costa Rica on Friday afternoon.

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The Korean team will be hoping to follow the footsteps of their fellow compatriots on Friday against Costa Rica. Heung-Min Son will be fully involved in this game and also the Chile game which will be played on Tuesday before going back to London having missed e games for Spurs.

South Korea had an unsuccessful spell in the world cup, as they exited in the group stage. But they also successfully stopped Germany from the defending the trophy after a deserved 2-0 win Kazan. The new manager Paulo Bento has made six changes from the world cup squad and they hope to get a good result in this game.

On the other hand, Costa Rica have also relieved their manager of his duty, after they finished the world cup with just 1 point. They are yet to appoint another manager as of Wednesday 5th September.

They lost to Serbia and Brazil in their first 2 world Cup games and managed a 2-2 draw in the final game against Switzerland. They have made huge changes (13) from their world cup squad but Cristian Gamboa and Bryan Oviedo still maintain their place.

They hope to get a better game as they start a new life after world cup.

South Korea vs Costa Rica: Head to Head

The previous 8 games between these two teams have been fair to each parties. They have both won 3 games each and drawn twice.

Both teams have faced each other twice in South Korea and each side have won 1 each.

South Korea vs Costa Rica: Prediction

This will be a tough call but in our own opinion, we see South Korea as slight favorites. They performed better in the world cup and seem to have stronger squad compared to their visitors.

We hope to see Bento make a strong start with South Korea as we back them to win this game. Also are hoping to see a clean sheet from the Korean side.

South Korea vs Costa Rica: Bet Tips

South Korea to win at 1.76 (10/13)

Clean sheet – South Korea @ 1/1 (2.00).

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