South Korea facing Algeria: will they have a Chance?

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South Korea will face Algeria in Estadio Beira-Rio, Porto Alegre, Brazil on June 22, 2014, 4:00 pm. These two teams are seen to be underdogs within the Group H, but still they should not be underestimated. The mere fact that they are qualified for the World Cup means they are a team with extraordinary ability to win. Watch this game live in Estadio Beira-Rio when you buy your South Korea vs Algeria tickets now.

South Korea has been qualified 9 times for the World cup and will appear next year in the World Cup for 8 consecutive times. As of today, they are ranked by FIFA in the 54th place while 42nd place in Elo ranking. They had their highest FIFA rank of 17 on December 1998. The first international game of South Korea was against Mexico where they won the game, 5-3.

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Algeria is a member of the CAF Confederation with a FIFA ranking of 26. Their highest FIFA ranking was 19 in November 2012 and lowest was 103 in June 2008. The team will have its fourth appearances in the World Cup scene next year. The team is looking for an improvement on their performance as they never managed to go beyond the first round of World Cup. The Algerian has won he CAF only once in 1990 when they served as the host for the game. Over the years, Algeria made a strong rivalry with different teams which included Tunisia, Morocco, and Egypt. However, they have the strongest rivalry against Egypt as it was intensified during the 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying games.

With these statistics, it is not difficult to see that Algeria has the edge over South Korea. Nevertheless, we are talking about FIFA World Cup here where anything could happen which include South Korea overturning the table on their favor. Catch the game live with the help of Algeria vs South Korea tickets.