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    Portugal, sitting on six points, and South Korea, with one, battle on Friday, December 2 at 10:00 AM ET, to wrap up Group H play at the 2022 World Cup.

    In terms of the odds, Portugal is -160, the draw is +307, and South Korea is +438. Portugal has a 61.5% chance of winning this match, based on the moneyline.

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    Portugal vs. South Korea Match Info

    • Game Day: Friday, December 2, 2022
    • Game Time: 10:00 AM ET
    • Venue: Education City Stadium

    Portugal Stats and Trends

    • In the World Cup, Portugal has scored five goals in two matches, and South Korea has given up three in two matches. In World Cup qualifying, Portugal scored 22 goals (2.2 per game) and South Korea gave up four (0.3 per game).
    • Portugal’s goal differential (+3) ranks No. 4 in the World Cup (and the team was +15 during World Cup qualifying).
    • Portugal’s most recent match was a victory 2-0 over Uruguay, taking 15 shots and outshooting Uruguay by four.
    • Portugal was led by Bruno Fernandes, who tallied his side’s two goals versus Uruguay.

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    South Korea Stats and Trends

    • With two goals in two matches, South Korea is ranked No. 15 in the World Cup. Meanwhile, Portugal has conceded two goals in two matches, No. 11 in the competition. In World Cup qualifying, South Korea scored 28 goals (2.0 per game) and Portugal gave up seven (0.7 per game).
    • With 2 goals scored and 3 conceded, South Korea is No. 17 in the World Cup in goal differential. Its goal differential was +24 in World Cup qualifying.
    • South Korea fell to Ghana 3-2 in its last game on November 28, even though it outshot Ghana 19 to seven.
    • Jo Gue-Sung scored both goals for South Korea (on four shots).

    Portugal vs. South Korea Players to Watch

    • Cristiano Ronaldo has one goal (zero assists) for Portugal in this competition, and had six goals and one assist in World Cup qualifying.
    • In this competition, Fernandes has two goals and two assists (plus three goals and two assists in World Cup qualifying).
    • Portugal’s Bernardo Silva had one goal and three assists during the World Cup qualifying campaign.
    • In the qualification campaign for the World Cup, Joao Palhinha had two goals.
    • In this tournament, Gue-Sung has two goals (no assists) for South Korea. In World Cup qualifying, he collected one goal with no assists.
    • In World Cup qualifiers, South Korea’s Heung Min Son totaled seven goals and one assist.
    • In the most recent World Cup qualifying cycle, Hee-chan Hwang had three goals and four assists.
    • During the World Cup qualifiers, Chang-Hoon Kwon had four goals and one assist for South Korea.
    • In the most recent qualification campaign for the World Cup, Hwang Ui-Jo picked up two goals and one assist.

    Chances to Win the World Cup

    Chance to Win the World Cup Implied Probability Overall Rank Group Rank
    Portugal 7.7% 6 1
    South Korea 0.6% 19 3

    Pick to Win Portugal vs. South Korea

    Our prediction to win is Portugal.


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