South Korea v Germany - Key Stats

South Korea face Germany on Wednesday in their final group match of the tournament in Group F. Let's now have a look at some of the key stats about this game. The South Korean side need a win to stand any chance of a place in the last 16.

Venue; Kazan Arena, Kazan
Capacity; 45,000
Kick off time; (local) 17:00

Key stats:

  • Germany will qualify if they win by two or more goals or better Sweden's result against Mexico in the other Group F game being played at the same time.
  • Sweden draw, then the team in the higher-scoring game will finish second. If both draws are with the same score, Germany finish second due to their head-to-head win over Sweden.
  • South Korea have to defeat Germany by more than two goals and hope Mexico will beat Sweden, to leapfrog into second place in the group.
  • South Korea captain Ki Sung-yueng has been ruled out with a calf strain
  • Germany central defender Jerome Boateng is suspended for the game after being sent off with a second booking against Sweden.
  • Germany's Thomas Mueller and Mats Hummels will miss any subsequent game through suspension if they are booked. 
  • Germany's Thomas Mueller and Mats Hummels will miss any subsequent game through suspension if they are booked. 
Previous meetings (3):
  • Germany - 2
  • South Korea - 1 
Their most recent meeting was in the 2002 World Cup Semi Final when Michael Ballack scored the only goal for Germany in a 1-0 win at the Seoul World Cup Stadium.
  • Germany Record in last six matchs - WLWLLD
  • South Korea Record in last six matches - LLLDLW
  • Mexico Goals Scored in Last Six - 6 (for) 7 (against)
  • South Korea Goals Scored in Last Six - 3 (for) 6 (against)
Key Players 

Marco Reus (Germany - Borussia Dortmund)
Cho Hyun-Woo (South Korea - Daegu)

Odds - BET365
  • Germany Win - 1/5
  • Draw - 13/2
  • South Korea - 16/1
  • South Korea to win 1-0 - 60/1
  • Marco Reus to score first and Germany to win 3-0 - 35/1 

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