Two times champions South Korea play debutants Philippines in their first game of the 2019 Asian Cup. The Philippines under Sven Goran Eriksson has reversed its trend of underachievement for the past many years and are raring to go in UAE. Ahead of the game, the former England manager spoke with confidence about his sides chances playing against one of the giants of Asian football. But it is easier said than done considering South Korea recently defeated Germany at the group stage of the 2018 World Cup. Sunil Chhetri & Co Perform Viking Clap After India's Win Over Thailand at 2019 AFC Asian Cup, Watch Video
Son Heung Min is not available for the game as he will only join the South Korean squad after Sunday’s Tottenham Hotspurs vs Manchester United game. This puts the forward at the risk of missing the second game for his nation too. In his absence, Hwang Ui Jo and Ji Dong-Won will need to step up. Ki Sung Yeung has over a century caps to his name and his experience will be vital for his country as they look to go one better than their second-place finish in the 2015 edition. They are a good side with many players plying their trade in the European leagues which always comes in handy.
The Philippines know they will have to work hard if they are to stop one of the best sides of the competition. Alvaro Silva and Carli De Murga are automatic choices in the backline but will need the help of the midfielders to come to their rescue. Stephan Schrock is probably their best player at the moment and has experience of playing for some of the top sides in German football. At 32, he is probably playing his last major tournament for his nation and it will be a special moment for the Eintracht Frankfurt man. James Younghusband is another famous name in Philippines football having made a century of appearances for his country. It will be one-way traffic when South Kore and the Philippines meet with just too much-attacking flair South Korean disposal. A routine win awaits the Taegeuk Warriors as they are popularly called. AFC Asian Cup 2019 Schedule in PDF: Download Asia Cup Football Full Timetable in IST With Fixtures, Matches, Team and Venue Details.
When is South Korea vs Philippines, AFC Asian Cup 2019 Football Match? Know the Date, Time and Venue Details
The sixth match of AFC Asian Cup 2019, South Korea vs Philippines will be held on January 7, 2019 (Sunday) at 7.00pm IST. This football game of Asia Cup 2019 will take place at Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid football stadium in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Where to Watch the Live Telecast of South Korea vs Philippines, AFC Asian Cup 2019 Football Match?
Football fans in India can watch the South Korea vs Philippines, AFC Asian Cup game on Star Sports Network. Viewers from the Southeast Asian regions, Australia can tune into the FOX Sports network to watch the 2019 AFC Asian Cup.
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