FIFA World Cup Asian Qualifiers: Game Week 2
Stadium: Shenzhen Universiade Sports Centre, Shenzhen, China
21st November 2023
China will welcome South Korea at Shenzhen Universiade Sports Centre, Shenzhen, China in Game Week 2 of the FIFA World Cup Asian Qualifiers. South Korea will be looking for another dominating performance in their second game. Who will come out on top after 90 minutes?Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
China will aim to build on their recent success in the WC Qualifiers - Asia, having secured a 1-2 victory against Thailand in their last match.
During that game, China maintained 37% possession and made 7 attempts at goal, with 2 shots finding the target. Wu Lei (29') and Wang Shangyuan (74') were the scorers for China, while Thailand registered 17 shots on goal, with 4 on target.
Looking at their past 6 fixtures, Li Tie's China has scored a total of 8 goals, resulting in an average of 1.33 goals per match.
China Predicted Lineup
Junling; L Zhang, Zhu, L Li; Xu, Wu, K Li, Liu; Y Zhang, W Lei, Shihao
South Korea form
The South Korea enters this upcoming match on the back of a commanding 5-0 victory against Singapore in the WC Qualifiers - Asia.
In their recent triumph, Gue-sung Cho (44'), Hee-chan Hwang (49'), Heung-min Son (63'), Ui-jo Hwang (67'), and Kang-in Lee (85') were the goal-scorers for South Korea.
The South Korea's defensive unit has exhibited resilience, conceding only 1 goal in their last 6 matches. Meanwhile, their forwards have netted 17 goals during the same period. However, it remains uncertain whether this trend will persist in the upcoming game.
South Korea Predicted Lineup
Kim Seong-Gyu; Seol, Kim Min-Jae, Jung, Lee-Ki; Hong, Park; Lee Jae-Sung, Lee Kang-In, Hwang; Son
China vs South Korea Expert Tips
In our assessment, Korea Republic is likely to control possession and generate multiple scoring opportunities. On the other hand, China may face challenges in scoring, but we anticipate that they will manage to respond at some point in the match. As a result, we predict a controlled victory for South Korea at the conclusion of the match.