The national selections of Mexico and South Korea will face each other for a friendly match on Saturday. That will be the Asian nation first game for the calendar year, while the Mexicans have already taken part in three meetings.
Mexico vs South Korea Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Mexico||Win||3 W/ 2 D/ 2 L||1 W/ 1 D/ 1 L|
|South Korea||Loss||2 W/ 2 D/ 3 L||1 W/ 1 D/ 1 L|
Last game between the teams: 23.06.2018 World Cup: South Korea – Mexico 1:2; Heung Min-Son 90’; Carlos Vela 26’(penalty), Javier Hernandez 66’
Last game on Mexican soil: 30.01.2014 International Friendly: Mexico – South Korea 4:0; Oribe Peralta 37’, Alan Pulido 45’, 86’, 89’
Worth mentioning: The teams of Mexico and South Korea have met seven times so far, with the first dating to 1998, when the Mexicans win 3:1 at the World Cup in France. After that match South Korea went onto a four game unbeaten run, recording two victories and two draws. El Tri won the last two games, 4:0 in a friendly in 2014 and again at the World Cup in 2018 when prevailing 1:2. Three of the last five H2H clashes produced over 2,5 goals, as two witnessed goals at both ends.
Mexico vs South Korea Stats
|As of 11.11||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Mexico||Draw||8 W/ 1 D/ 1 L||4 W/ 1 D/ 0 L|
|South Korea||Win||5 W/ 4 D/ 1 L||2 W/ 2 D/ 1 L|
Last game Mexico: 13.10.2020 International Friendly: Mexico – Algeria 2:2; Jesus Corona 43’, Diego Leyva 86’; Ismael Bennacer 45’, Riyad Mahrezz 67’; Adlene Guedioura from the visiting team was sent off for two yellow cards in the 55’
Top performers Mexico: Jose Macias 3 goals, Raul Jimenez 2 goals, Carlos Antuna 2 goals.
Next game Mexico: 17.11.2020 International Friendly: Japan – Mexico
Last game South Korea: 18.12.2019 EAFF Football Championship: South Korea – Japan 1:0; In-Beom Hwang 28’
Top performers South Korea: In-Beom Hwang 2 goals, Min-Jae Kim 1 goal, Sang-Ho Na 1 goal.
Next game South Korea: 17.11.2020 International Friendly: Qatar – South Korea
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2.5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Mexico played three matches in 2020 so far, with all three held in October. They recorded two consecutive victories against Guatemala and the Netherlands, but the most recent with Algeria finished in 2:2 draw. El Tri are unbeaten in eight consecutive meetings, winning all but one and lost just one of their previous twenty clashes. Four of their last five outings featured over 2,5 goals, while two saw both involved nations to hit the back of the nets.
South Korea are yet to go out on the field in 2020, with their latest game dating to December 2019, when winning with a slender 1:0 against Japan. They are on a run of three consecutive victories and lost only two of their last twenty matches. None of South Korea’s last seven meetings and just one of the last thirteen ended in win for the visiting countries. They managed to keep a clean sheet in seven of the last eight encounters. Only one of South Korea last five clashes resulted in over 2,5 goals, while none witnessed goals at both ends.
Mexico vs South Korea News
Missing players Mexico: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Missing players South Korea: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Mexico vs South Korea Predictions
Mexico to win