One of the important football games of the day between China and Korea Republic is scheduled on Thursday in a FIFA World Cup qualifier. The South Korea is facing the host team China at the venue of Helong Stadium in Changsha, China. However, the both nations had recent political developments between them. It is all about the decision of South Korea to deploy the United States anti-missile defence system, leaving China fuming. Now, let check the China vs Korean Republic football preview here below along with the guide of Live Streaming online and TV list.
The South Korea (Korean Republic) is standing at the second position in the Round 3 and the team have almost qualified for the FIFA World Cup 2018 Russia. The team scored 10 points by winning three games and one drawn against to Syria without scoring any goals on 6th September 2016.
China v South Korea Starting XI
China Starting XI: ZENG Cheng (GK), MEI Fang, JIANG Zhipeng, ZHANG Linpeng, Feng XIAOTING, WU Lei, Zheng ZHI (C), HAO Junmin, WANG Yongpo, ZHANG Xizhe, YU Dabao
South Korea Starting XI: KWOUN Suntae (GK), LEE Yong, KIM Jinsu, KOH Myongjin, NAM Taehee, JI Dongwon, KOO Jacheol, HONG Jeongho, KI Sungyueng (C), LEE Jeonghyeop, JANG Hyunsoo
But, the China have not qualified for the FIFA 2018 World Cup till now. The team standing at the sixth position of Group A in the qualifier round 3. If the China had their win today, then it is a treat for their fans and also themselves.
China’s defender Feng Xiaoting quoted to the ESPN FC as “To be frank, South Korea are stronger than us, their players are very good individually, and as a team they play well. If we can maintain our performance level and play with self-belief, we can take them by surprise.”
Moreover, the Korean Republic (South Korea) had appeared for the FIFA World Cup as nine times in a record. But, the China had qualified only one time in the FIFA World Cup 2002.
The Group A bottom most team is China, the team just scored two points by two games drawn out of five games. The Iran has occupied the top position in the table of Group A stage. However, the top two teams will be qualified for the FIFA World Cup 2018.
China vs South Korea (Korean Republic) Head to Head Stats
Both of them have met each other as 40 times, in that the South Korea had won 24 games and China had five wins. Totally, eleven matches are drawn against each other.
China vs South Korea (Korean Republic) Match schedule
Date: March 23
Time: 7:35 pm China time, 8:35 pm in South Korea
Venue: Helong Stadium in Changsha, China
China vs South Korea (Korean Republic)
The China football fans and the people can watch this match on TV with the help of Star Sports 2 China. Also, providing the online Live streaming on PPTV Sport China.
The Korea Republic is providing the Live Streaming game on TV of JTBC.