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FIFA Women’s World Cup Preview: South Korea vs Germany

FIFA Women’s World Cup Preview: South Korea vs Germany

Germany are looking to bounce back from their FIFA Women’s World Cup loss to Colombia as they take on South Korea. The group’s bottom-placed South Korea is in last place after losing its first two games. While the Euro 2022 champions enter Thursday’s match in second place.

Preview (South Korea vs Germany)

South Korea would have been looking for a win when they faced Morocco on Matchday Two. After their humiliating 2-0 loss to Colombia to start the tournament. Colin Bell’s team, sadly, got off to a terrible start when Ibtissam Jraidi scored in the sixth minute to give Morocco the lead. South Korea had more than 60% of the ball, but they were unable to get a shot off, resulting in a slim 1-0 loss. South Korea needs a miracle to advance to the knockout stages. They have failed to get a point in either of their first two games. They must defeat Germany by a score of five and pray that Morocco loses against Colombia. Alex Popp successfully converted her 89th-minute penalty to offset Linda Caicedo’s opening goal. It appeared as though she had saved Germany’s face.

However, a late corner kick proved to be Germany’s downfall as Manuela Vanegas headed home in the seventh minute of stoppage time. It was Germany’s their first defeat in the Women’s World Cup group stage since 1995 when they lost to Sweden. Despite having advanced to the knockout stages in each of the last eight Women’s World Cup competitions, they still have some work to do to keep up their remarkable record. Martina Voss-Tecklenburg’s team will proceed to the last-16 if they equal the outcome of the North African team in the other group matchup against Colombia because of their substantial goal difference advantage over third-placed Morocco.

Team News

Lim Seon-Joo missed the Morocco loss due to injury. She will be out in South Korea. Experienced goalkeeper Kim Jung-mi is anticipated to stay in the starting lineup after being added on Sunday. Choe Yu-ri missed the game on Matchday Two. She will probably start the last group game.

Regarding Germany, Marina Hegering might make her first tournament participation after missing the first two games due to an injury. Sara Doorsoun-Khajeh, a defender for Eintracht Frankfurt, is most likely to be replaced by the Wolfsburg defender due to an injury sustained on Sunday. Felicitas Rauch, who was out for the loss to Colombia. She has resumed limited training, but the full-back will be too fresh for the match on Thursday.

Sport Sermon South Korea vs Germany FIFA Women’s World Cup Prediction

Germany would have been hurt by the unexpected loss to Colombia, but with a number of leaders and elite players on the team, we believe they will use the result on Sunday as inspiration to play well against South Korea.

South Korea 0 – 2 Germany

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