The schedule for Klinsmann-ho’s two-game international match in October has been confirmed.
The Korea Football Association (KFA) officially announced on the 12th that the Korean men’s national soccer team will play a friendly match against Vietnam at Suwon World Cup Stadium on October 17 at 8 p.m.
Previously, the Football Association released the schedule for the A-match against Tunisia at the Seoul World Cup Stadium at 8 p.m. on October 13, so all two consecutive A-matches in October will be held in Korea.
Tunisia, which they will face first, is ranked 31st in the FIFA rankings and was eliminated from the group stage at the 2022 Qatar World Cup with 1 win, 안전놀이터 1 draw, and 1 loss, but also caused an upset by beating the then defending champion France 1-0.
Tunisia has the characteristic of quick offense and defense transitions based on its solid physical strength. Korea has a record of 1 draw and 1 loss against Tunisia.
Vietnam, which we meet next, is ranked 95th in the FIFA rankings, one level below Korea (28th). However, Vietnam, which grew rapidly under the guidance of former coach Park Hang-seo, is led by coach Philippe Trussier, who served as Japan’s head coach at the 2002 Korea-Japan World Cup.
In the historical record, Korea has an absolute advantage with 17 wins, 5 draws, and 2 losses. In the most recent match in 2004, Korea won 2-1 with consecutive goals from Lee Dong-guk and Lee Cheon-soo.