FIFA World Cup Qualifying - AFC

South Korea vs China, 2026 World Cup Qualifying - AFC, Second Round

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South Korea are hosting China at Seoul World Cup Stadium, Seoul, Korea Republic, starting on . The match is a part of the FIFA World Cup Qualifying - AFC.

Match Commentary

  • 0': Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 2': Corner, Korea Republic. Conceded by Yang Zexiang.
  • 4': Foul by Jiang Shenglong (China PR).
  • 4': Lee Jae-Sung (Korea Republic) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 10': Behram Abduweli (China PR) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 10': Foul by Jeong Woo-Yeong (Korea Republic).
  • 17': Foul by Jiang Shenglong (China PR).
  • 17': Hwang Hee-Chan (Korea Republic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 18': Corner, Korea Republic. Conceded by Zhu Chenjie.
  • 19': Attempt blocked. Kwon Kyung-Won (Korea Republic) left footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is blocked. Assisted by Lee Kang-In with a cross.
  • 20': Attempt saved. Son Heung-Min (Korea Republic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Lee Jae-Sung.
  • 21': Foul by Behram Abduweli (China PR).
  • 21': Son Heung-Min (Korea Republic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 22': Attempt saved. Son Heung-Min (Korea Republic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.
  • 22': Corner, Korea Republic. Conceded by Wang Dalei.
  • 24': Foul by Wang Shangyuan (China PR).
  • 24': Hwang In-Beom (Korea Republic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 25': Attempt blocked. Son Heung-Min (Korea Republic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
  • 26': Fei Nanduo (China PR) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 26': Foul by Jeong Woo-Yeong (Korea Republic).
  • 29': Attempt saved. Lee Kang-In (Korea Republic) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Son Heung-Min.
  • 30': Foul by Hwang Hee-Chan (Korea Republic).
  • 30': Jiang Guangtai (China PR) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 31': Fei Nanduo (China PR) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 31': Foul by Jeong Woo-Yeong (Korea Republic).
  • 31': Jeong Woo-Yeong (Korea Republic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 32': Delay in match because of an injury Behram Abduweli (China PR).
  • 33': Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 34': Fei Nanduo (China PR) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 34': Foul by Kwon Kyung-Won (Korea Republic).
  • 35': Attempt missed. Jiang Shenglong (China PR) header from very close range misses to the left. Assisted by Xu Haoyang with a cross following a set piece situation.
  • 36': Behram Abduweli (China PR) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 36': Foul by Hwang In-Beom (Korea Republic).
  • 37': Behram Abduweli (China PR) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 37': Foul by Cho Yu-Min (Korea Republic).
  • 38': Delay in match because of an injury Behram Abduweli (China PR).
  • 39': Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 39': Foul by Yang Zexiang (China PR).
  • 39': Son Heung-Min (Korea Republic) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 40': Delay in match because of an injury Fei Nanduo (China PR).
  • 41': Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 42': Foul by Hwang Hee-Chan (Korea Republic).
  • 42': Xu Haoyang (China PR) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 43': Attempt blocked. Liu Yang (China PR) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.
  • 45'+1': Fei Nanduo (China PR) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 45'+1': Foul by Kwon Kyung-Won (Korea Republic).
  • 45'+2': Cho Yu-Min (Korea Republic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 45'+2': Foul by Xie Wenneng (China PR).
  • 45'+2': Xie Wenneng (China PR) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 45'+3': Attempt missed. Jeong Woo-Yeong (Korea Republic) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Hwang Hee-Chan.
  • 45'+3': First Half ends, Korea Republic 0, China PR 0.
  • 45': Second Half begins Korea Republic 0, China PR 0.
  • 47': Corner, Korea Republic. Conceded by Yang Zexiang.
  • 49': Attempt blocked. Hwang In-Beom (Korea Republic) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Hwang Hee-Chan.
  • 49': Corner, Korea Republic. Conceded by Yang Zexiang.
  • 49': Foul by Park Seung-Wook (Korea Republic).
  • 49': Jiang Shenglong (China PR) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 50': Foul by Xu Haoyang (China PR).
  • 50': Kim Jin-Su (Korea Republic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 51': Fei Nanduo (China PR) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 51': Foul by Kwon Kyung-Won (Korea Republic).
  • 52': Corner, China PR. Conceded by Kwon Kyung-Won.
  • 54': Xu Haoyang (China PR) is shown the yellow card.
  • 55': Foul by Behram Abduweli (China PR).
  • 55': Jeong Woo-Yeong (Korea Republic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 56': Behram Abduweli (China PR) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 56': Foul by Lee Kang-In (Korea Republic).
  • 61': Substitution, Korea Republic. Hwang Jae-Won replaces Park Seung-Wook.
  • 61': Substitution, Korea Republic. Joo Min-Kyu replaces Lee Jae-Sung.
  • 61': Goal! Korea Republic 1, China PR 0. Lee Kang-In (Korea Republic) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.
  • 63': Delay in match because of an injury Xie Wenneng (China PR).
  • 66': Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 68': Foul by Jiang Guangtai (China PR).
  • 68': Joo Min-Kyu (Korea Republic) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 69': Substitution, China PR. Zhang Yuning replaces Xie Wenneng because of an injury.
  • 69': Substitution, China PR. Wu Lei replaces Fei Nanduo.
  • 69': Attempt blocked. Cho Yu-Min (Korea Republic) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
  • 69': Foul by Behram Abduweli (China PR).
  • 69': Hwang Jae-Won (Korea Republic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 71': Foul by Joo Min-Kyu (Korea Republic).
  • 71': Jiang Guangtai (China PR) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 74': Corner, Korea Republic. Conceded by Jiang Guangtai.
  • 76': Attempt saved. Joo Min-Kyu (Korea Republic) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Hwang Hee-Chan.
  • 77': Corner, Korea Republic. Conceded by Yang Zexiang.
  • 77': Substitution, China PR. Huang Zhengyu replaces Wang Shangyuan.
  • 77': Substitution, China PR. Fang Hao replaces Xu Haoyang.
  • 78': Substitution, Korea Republic. Hong Hyun-Seok replaces Lee Kang-In.
  • 80': Fang Hao (China PR) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 82': Substitution, China PR. Li Lei replaces Behram Abduweli.
  • 85': Corner, Korea Republic. Conceded by Jiang Guangtai.
  • 86': Corner, Korea Republic. Conceded by Liu Yang.
  • 86': Corner, Korea Republic. Conceded by Jiang Guangtai.
  • 87': Attempt saved. Kwon Kyung-Won (Korea Republic) header from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Cho Yu-Min with a headed pass.
  • 90': Delay in match because of an injury Kwon Kyung-Won (Korea Republic).
  • 90'+1': Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 90'+4': Foul by Yang Zexiang (China PR).
  • 90'+4': Son Heung-Min (Korea Republic) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 90'+4': Yang Zexiang (China PR) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 90'+5': Substitution, Korea Republic. Park Yong-Woo replaces Hwang In-Beom.
  • 90'+5': Substitution, Korea Republic. Bae Jun-Ho replaces Hwang Hee-Chan.
  • 90'+5': Corner, Korea Republic. Conceded by Wu Lei.
  • 90'+6': Second Half ends, Korea Republic 1, China PR 0.
  • 0': Match ends, Korea Republic 1, China PR 0.

Statistics

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11 Fouls 13
4 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
0 Offsides 0
1 Corner Kicks 11
5 Saves 0
17.7 Possession 82.3
2 SHOTS 11
0 ON GOAL 6
0.0 On Target % 0.5
0 Penalty Goals 0
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
72 Accurate Passes 559
131 Passes 613
0.6 Pass Completion % 0.9
1 Accurate Crosses 3
5 Crosses 18
0.2 Cross % 0.2
41 Long Balls 43
14 Accurate Long Balls 26
0.3 Long Balls % 0.6
1 Blocked Shots 4
11 Effective Tackles 3
16 Tackles 7
0.7 Tackle % 0.4
12 Interceptions 5
21 Effective Clearances 7
21 Clearances 7

Game Information

Competition: FIFA World Cup Qualifying - AFC

Venue: Seoul World Cup Stadium
Location: Seoul, Korea Republic
Attendance: 64,935

WCQ - AFC Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 South Korea 6 +19 16
2 China 6 0 8
3 Thailand 6 0 8
4 Singapore 6 -19 1
Full Standings

Line-Ups

KOR South Korea (4-3-3)

No. Name
21 Jo Hyeon-Woo (GK)
20 Kwon Kyung-Won
14 Cho Yu-Min
3 Kim Jin-Su
22 Park Seung-wook
5 Jeong Woo-Yeong Yellow Card
10 Lee Jae-Sung
6 Hwang In-Beom
11 Hwang Hee-Chan
7 Son Heung-Min
18 Lee Kang-in

CHN China (4-3-1-2)

No. Name
14 Wang Dalei (GK)
5 Zhu Chenjie
2 Jiang Guangtai
19 Liu Yang
21 Yang Zexiang Yellow Card
23 Baihelamu Abuduwaili
6 Wang Shangyuan
13 Xu Haoyang Yellow Card
20 Xie Wenneng Yellow Card
16 Jiang Shenglong
17 Fernandinho

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