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Korea Republic Costa Rica betting prediction


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The most likely scenario for this match will be for both teams to score at least one goal. South Korea should dominate and enjoy the best chances to score goals, as they have a more complete squad compared to the opponent of this friendly. On the other hand, Costa Rica will enter the field with a bold strategy, looking for counterattacks to create danger. In this way, risking in favor of a game with some goals is a good option.
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Preview
Korea Rep and Costa Rica meet at Hwaseong Auxiliary Stadium, for a friendly match. This will be the 7th friendly match of the year for Korea Rep, after the ones against Egypt, Paraguay, Chile, Brazil, Moldova and Iceland. As for Costa Rica, this is the first friendly match of the year. There is no recent record of official head‑to‑heads between these two teams. The last head‑to‑head was played on 07‑09‑2018 and ended with the final score: South Korea (2‑0) Costa Rica. In this match the home advantage may play an important role, as both teams present significant differences between home and away performances.

Analysis Korea Rep

This is the 7th friendly match of the year for the home team, after having registered the following final scores in the previous friendlies: Korea Republic (4‑1) Egypt, Korea Republic (2‑2) Paraguay, Korea Republic (2‑0) Chile, Korea Republic (1‑5) Brazil, Korea Republic (4‑0) Moldova and Iceland (1‑5) Korea Republic. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 8 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses in away matches, with 25 goals scored and 15 conceded; against 12 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss at their stadium, with 32 goals scored and 11 conceded. They come to this match after a away loss against Japan by (3‑0). Korea Rep registers 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss in the last 5 home matches for the Friendlies. Their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 6 matches for this competition. They have conceded the first goal in 4 of their 15 matches, and have never been able to turn the score around.

South Korea comes for this match after a 3-0 defeat at Japan, putting an end to the three consecutive victories. The South Korean national team usually plays in a traditional 4-3-3, favoring quick transitions and attacks through the wings. In this tactical formation, the three most advanced men will be Hee-chan Hwang, Kang-in Lee and Heung-min Son, the latter being very fast and competent when it comes to finishing. Coach Paulo Bento can count on all his players.

Confirmed Lineup: Kim Seung-Gyu, Yoon Jong-Gyu, Kim Young-Gwon, Kim Min-Jae, Kim Jin-Su, Jung Woo-Young, Hwang In-Beom, Chang-Hoon Kwon, Heung-Min Son, Ui Jo Hwang, Hee Chan Hwang.

Analysis Costa Rica

The away team plays its first friendly match of the year, after having played 4 friendlies last year, with the following final scores: El Salvador (0‑0) Costa Rica, United States (4‑0) Costa Rica, Costa Rica (0‑1) Mexico and Bosnia and Herzegovina (0‑0) Costa Rica. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 3 wins, 6 draws and 6 losses in away matches, with 8 goals scored and 14 conceded; against 8 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses at their stadium, with 15 goals scored and 11 conceded. In their last match, for the WC Qualification Intercontinental Play‑offs, they got a home win against New Zealand by (1‑0). In the last 10 away matches Costa Rica has won 3, tied 4 and lost 3. Their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches. In their away matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 7 of the last 11 matches have ended with Under 2,5 goals.

Costa Rica comes for this match after a 1-0 victory against New Zealand, counting for the World Cup qualification Play-Off: the only goal of the match was scored by Joel Campbell. The Costa Rican national team usually plays in a 4-4-2, favoring a more leisurely style of play, where the most advanced players are Joel Campbell and Anthony Contreras: these athletes combine strength with agility. Coach Luis Fernando Suárez can count on the usual players.

Confirmed Lineup: Esteban Alvarado, Carlos Martinez, Bryan Oviedo, Francisco Calvo, Óscar Duarte, Gerson Torres Barrantes, Celso Borges, Daniel Chacón Salas, Anthony Contreras Enríquez, Jewison Bennette, Joel Campbell.

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The tip and bet suggestion for the Korea Rep vs Costa Rica match, on 23 September 2022, of the preview written by the editors of Betting Academy India, goes to: Both teams score? Yes ⇒ bet available on bet365.

The Korea Rep vs Costa Rica on 23 September 2022 will be played at Seoul, Seoul World Cup Stadium.

 

Friendlies - 2022

  • 77% 252 / 326 Games

  • Home team wins 51.59%
  • Draws 23.81%
  • Away team wins 24.6%
  • Over 1.5 67.46%
  • Over 2.5 45.63%
  • Over 3.5 22.62%
  • Goals 611
  • Goals /match 2.42
  • Goals /match home 1.5
  • Goals /match away 0.93
  • Both teams score 39.29%
  • Goals after 80' 13.09%
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