Russia vs South Korea: a Difficult Match to Predict

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To be played in Arena Pantanal, Cuaiba, on June 17, 2014, 7:00 pm, Russia and South Korea will have to face for the first time in the arena of FIFA World Cup. Both teams are seen to be tough and difficult to play with. Since these two teams are regional powerhouse, people will flock together and watch the game live with Russia vs South Korea tickets.

Russia has already been qualified for World Cup thrice in 1994, 2002, and 2014. In addition to this, Russia is set to host the 2018 World Cup as well. The football team has won Four European Championship titles in 1996, 2005, 2008, and 2012. As of now, Russia has a FIFA ranking of 15 with a highest rank of 3 and lowest rank of 40. However, when it comes to World Cup, Russia still has many things to prove as they only bagged 18th place as their best result in 1994.

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Russia vs. South KoreaOn the other hand, South Korean football team is the most popular and successful team in Asia. Along with Japan, it is part of AFC Confederation. In 2002, South Korea co-hosted the World Cup with Japan where South Korea had their best World Cup performance to reach the semi-finals. When the AFC Asian Cup started, South Korea won the first two titles. However, they were not able to repeat their winning streak after the two titles. The team is commonly known as the Red Devils, primarily because of their uniform. They had 9 World Cup appearances, 12 Asian Cup appearances, 2 CONCACAF Gold Cup appearances, and 1 Confederation Cup appearance.

When you look at the statistics, one will have a difficulty to make a prediction. Russia and South Korea has almost the same chances of winning. To find out the result first hand, check out some South Korea and Russia tickets.