India and North Korea will face each other on Saturday for a friendly game. The game will be the countries first meeting since 2012, when North Korea trashed India by 4:0. Both sides lost heavily in their previous outings and will be interesting to see who will come on top this time around.
India vs North Korea Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|India||Loss||0 W/ 0 D/ 2 L||0 W/ 0 D/ 1 L|
|North Korea||Win||2 W/ 0 D/ 0 L||1 W/ 0 D/ 0 L|
Last game between the nations: 13.03.2012 North Korea – India 4:0; Kwang Ik JON 3′, Hyok Kwang Ri 34′, Chil Nam Pak 59′, Myong Chol Ri 70′
Last game on Indian soil: 21.02.2010 India – North Korea 0:3
Worth mentioning: The two countries have met twice so far, with the North Korea winning both encounters. India are still looking for their first goal in North Korea’s net, as the combined goal balance from the two meetings stands at 7:0. In total, both matches produced over 2,5 goals, and none witnessed goals at both ends.
India vs North Korea Stats
|As of 10.07||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|India||Loss||2 W/ 2 D/ 6 L||1 W/ 1 D/ 3 L|
|North Korea||Loss||2 W/ 2 D/ 6 L||0 W/ 0 D/ 5 L|
Last game India: 07.07.2019 International Friendly: India – Tajikistan 2:4; Sunil Chhetri 5′, 41′; Komron Tursunov 56′, Sheriddin Boboev 59′, Muhammadjon Rahimov 71′, Shamrom Samiev 77′
Next game India: 16.07.2019 International Friendly: India – Syria
Last game North Korea: 08.07.2019 International Friendly: Syria – North Korea 5:2; Shadi Al Hamwi 41′, 60′, Mohammad Almarmour 55′, 66′, Fares Mohamed Arnaout 90′; Il-Gwan Jong 3′, Il-Jin Ri 79′
Next game North Korea: 15.07.2019 International Friendly: North Korea – Tajikistan
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2,5||BTTS||Clean Sheets|
Worth mentioning: No draw has been registered in India’s last six outings, as they were able to win just two of those matches. Half of the meetings featured over 2,5 goals and only the same three saw both involved nations hitting the back of the nets. India players managed to score just three goals across their last five home games, with all of them coming in the two most recent meetings.
North Korea did not taste success in any of their previous seven meetings, and are currently on a six game losing streak. All of those losses saw North Korea concede at least four goals, with the combined goal balance being 3:27. The country lost each of their last five visits.
India vs North Korea News
Missing players India: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Missing players North Korea: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
India vs North Korea Predictions
Over 2,5 goals