Uruguay is on a difficult mission against the “Korea Warriors” in the 2022 World Cup
The Uruguay national team, known as “The Celeste”, will start its campaign in the Qatar World Cup 2022 against South Korea, at three in the afternoon, Thursday, in the match that brings together the two teams at the Education City Stadium, in the first round of the group stage in Group Eight.
Uruguay is competing in Group H of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, with Ghana, Portugal and South Korea.
The Uruguay national team participated in the World Cup Finals on 14 occasions, and was crowned with the title twice, in the first version in 1930 and in the fourth in 1950, and the “Celeste” team reached the golden square on 3 occasions, in the 1954, 1970 and 2010 sessions, while during the last version it was satisfied with Russia. In the quarter-finals, he was eliminated after a 2-0 defeat against France, who later won the title.
The Uruguay national team played in 56 World Cup matches, achieved 24 victories, settled a tie as a result of 12 matches, and was defeated in 20 confrontations. Suarez and Cavani, who make the last appearance and seek to reach the farthest extent in the championship.
On the other hand, the South Korean national team list witnessed the presence of Son Heung-min, the star of Tottenham, despite suffering a fracture near the left eye during the last Sabers match in the European Champions League against French Marseille. Seong, while Jang, the Saudi Al-Hilal player, was excluded.
The South Korean national team aspires to qualify for the knockout stages for the first time since reaching the round of 16 in 2010.