South Korea vs Ghana: World Cup 2022 Prediction, Start Time, TV, Live Stream, Team News, H2H Results, Odds

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South Korea and Ghana meet in a World Cup match on Monday, both looking for a first win of the tournament to boost their respective last-16 chances.

Korea have one point to their credit after a Group H stalemate against Uruguay in Al Rayyan on Thursday, riding a bit of luck after La Celeste hit the woodwork twice in a low-key affair and missed good chances through Hwang Ui-jo and a masked Heung-min son.

That is one point more than next opponents Ghana, who lost after a thrilling second half against Portugal, Andre Ayew and Osman Bukari scored in an eventful finish before Inaki Williams crucially slipped with a great chance in the ninth minute of stoppage time after he from behind to dispossess red-faced goalkeeper Diogo Costa.

Both sides should consider this their most winnable group game, which could add a lot of tension to the proceedings.

Date, start time and location

South Korea vs Ghana is scheduled for a kick-off at 1pm GMT on Monday 28th November 2022.

The match will take place at the Education City Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar.

Where to watch South Korea vs Ghana

TV channel: In the UK, the match will be televised free of charge and live on BBC One, broadcasting from 12:45pm.

Live stream: The BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport website will broadcast the match live online.

Live blog: You can follow all the action on Standard Sport’s live blog.

South Korea vs Ghana team news

South Korea may again be without Wolves striker Hwang Hee-chan, who missed the opener against Uruguay due to a slow recovery from a hamstring injury.

But talisman Son seemed to have no problem playing in that face mask to protect himself following surgery to repair facial fractures he suffered while on club duty at Tottenham.

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Ghanaian boss Otto Addo is said to have no new injury problems, although it might be worth noting that both Andre Ayew and Alidu Seidu trained separately from their teammates at the Black Stars camp on Friday.

South Korea vs Ghana Prediction

The stakes are high in this encounter, with a defeat ending Ghana’s qualification hopes and anything short of a victory for Korea making their way to the last 16 tricky with only Portugal to play.

After a good first half against Uruguay, Paulo Bento’s side were dominated after that and were lucky that the woodwork denied both Diego Godin and Federico Valverde.

After a dismal first half, Ghana showed they are no laughing matter against Cristiano Ronaldo and Co and if it weren’t for Inaki Williams, the slipper could have celebrated a famous final sob.

However, a draw could well beckon here, so that the group for matchday three will be well balanced.

1-1 draw.

Head to head (h2h) history and results

Both sides have four wins each in nine previous encounters, including a stunning 4-0 friendly win for Ghana in the final in 2014 when Jordan Ayew scored a hat-trick in a World Cup warm-up.

South Korea wins: 4

Ghana wins: 4

Pulls: 1

South Korea vs Ghana match odds

South Korea wins: 31/20

Ghana wins: 21/10

Draw: 21/10

Odds via Betfair (subject to change).

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