The players of the South American national football team and Uruguay national team had an official friendly training session on the afternoon of the 27th at the National Football Team Training Center (NFC) in Paju, Gyeonggi-do, and Seoul World Cup Stadium in Sangam-dong, Mapo-gu.
Korea and Uruguay, who failed to score 0-0 in the first match of Group H of the 2022 Qatar World Cup group stage, will have a return match after 4 months.
Attention is also focused on the confrontation between Federico Valverde (Real Madrid), who provoked Lee Kang-in (Mallorca) with a fierce uppercut ceremony in the World Cup.
Coach Jurgen Klinsmann said at a press conference held at the Paju NFC Auditorium, “We played a good game against Colombia. Uruguay is South America’s strong team, but Korea is also a good team. It’s a journey to the Asian Cup, and we’ll show our improved side.”
Marcelo Broli, acting head coach of the Uruguay national football team, also said at a press conference that day, “Korea has faced off against them in the World Cup, but they are a strong team.” “he said.
Uruguay, which is objectively ahead of Korea,안전놀이터 which is currently ranked 16th and 25th in the FIFA rankings, is ahead of Korea with 6 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in 9 head-to-head matches.
Meanwhile, most of the Qatar World Cup members, including Son Heung-min, Lee Kang-in, Kim Min-jae, and Cho Kyu-seong, were convened and the ‘Clinsman’, which drew 2-2 in the match against Colombia held in Ulsan on the 24th, challenges Uruguay for its first victory after departing.