Korea to Face Uzbekistan in Final World Cup Qualifier

  • By Seok Nam-jun

    September 04, 2017 10:08

    Korean footballers arrived in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on Sunday ahead of Tuesday's match in the final round of Asian qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

    The match is crucial to the fate of both teams.

    Korean footballers warm up in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on Sunday, ahead of Tuesday’s match in the final round of Asian qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. /Newsis

    If Korea wins it will qualify for its ninth successive World Cup. If it loses it will be eliminated.

    A draw may not be enough, as Korea may be required to compete in a series of playoffs, depending on the result of the Syria-Iran match on the same day.

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