[2018 FIFA World Cup Russia] Korea vs Sweden 2018/06/18 [R]

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Your predicted results for Korea vs Sweden.

  1. Korea will win.

    33 vote(s)
    47.1%
  2. Korea will draw.

    8 vote(s)
    11.4%
  3. Korea will lose.

    29 vote(s)
    41.4%
  1. chook90

    chook90 Member+

    South Korea
    Jan 2, 2015
    Al Khor, Qatar
    Club:
    FC Seoul
    Nat'l Team:
    Korea Republic
    :ROFLMAO:
     
  2. takeuchi

    takeuchi Member+

    Jan 20, 2013
    Club:
    Liverpool FC
    name another Asian fullback who easily shut down Son HM on multiple occasion for club & country. ;) Uchida was class when he was healthy

    as for Hiroki, great season in Ligue 1 but always a mixed bag with him. Gotoku & Kim JS aren't even worth mentioning... while Yun SY had potential but.. that's about it with him (injuries killed his career too).
     
  3. aeh1991

    aeh1991 Member+

    Dec 16, 2015
    Club:
    FC Augsburg
    Uchida was really class as far as I remember. He was also heavily influenced by injury isn't he? I think he had a very serious one which killed his Europe career.
     
  4. The Hyphen

    The Hyphen Member+

    Jun 29, 2014
    It’s so lame there’s no Mexico match thread yet started

    A few things on the wish list for this Sat early riser.

    1) LSW starts and is given carte Blanche
    Him and son actually
    2) 3-4 defense midfield ratio is highly favorable against Mexico so I hope we go with it. Shin decides to go with all out counterattacking football against
    3) we do not commit a haseokju leeminsung skeletor bullshit foul of the highest retardation in the opening 15 seconds of the match and play a man down the entire match. Which reminds me we had foods in here trying to reminisce on Skeletor. That’s when I knew the sh@t had hit the fan around Here. Had to be an all time low around here.

    Nobody’s commenting on the number of fouls we committed against Sweden. That in itself was alarming. Add to that the quality of some of those fouls and it’s downright appalling. It shows nmanagment and coaching is pisspoor. But we all knew that.

    I could easily see last weeks hero KYG barreling into a Mexican in the early moments of the match. I just hope he can reign in his anxiousness. He seems to have an inclination towards spazzing out from time to time

    If it’s one thing that I cannot stand is when this team plays a man down. So if I had to prioritize not playing a man down is numero uno. It’s not like the odds aren’t already stacked against us, that we need to play man down disadvantage.
     
  5. jessypjs

    jessypjs Member+

    May 3, 2010
    Club:
    AS Monaco FC
    Nat'l Team:
    France
    ... And Korea hadn't lost their opening game since 1998. STY a record breaker.
     
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  6. Red_Beans

    Red_Beans Member

    Jul 18, 2011
    Club:
    FC Seoul
    Do you have a photo of your wife? What does she have to do with the world cup?
     
  7. Red_Beans

    Red_Beans Member

    Jul 18, 2011
    Club:
    FC Seoul
    It is not the coaches that are the problem. It is the Korean culture. Our mentality is one man for himself. A Korean boy is never taught to help others instead only think for himself.

    What you are seeing is the negative aspect of the Korean culture. One only cares about his own success and not others therefore all Korean coaches will all fail.
     
  8. 12th Player

    12th Player Member+

    Nov 3, 2009
    NYC
    Club:
    New York Red Bulls
    Nat'l Team:
    Palestine
    That's a quite a generalization.
     
  9. Kor_Ita_21

    Kor_Ita_21 Member

    Aug 17, 2004
    I feel like if I re-wrote the exact opposite of your generalization, it'd be closer to the truth.
     
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  10. CoreaBafana

    CoreaBafana Member

    Apr 25, 2010
    Club:
    Cerro Porteno
    You're much kinder and more patient than I am.
     
  11. 10August2012

    10August2012 Member+

    Oct 28, 2012
    Melbourne
    Club:
    Sunnanå SK Skellefteå
    Nat'l Team:
    Korea Republic
    Exactly. Korea is a prime example of an inclusive collectivist culture.
     
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  12. soccerboy37

    soccerboy37 Member+

    Jan 17, 2009
    Maryland
    Nat'l Team:
    Korea Republic


    Good analysis
     
  13. Testator

    Testator Member

    Glasgow Celtic
    Croatia
    Sep 5, 2017
    Croatian coast
    In fact, it's an excellent basis for a team based on high energy output. 10 willing runners would trouble anyone.
     

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