Korea Republic vs Iraq is an upcoming and first semi final match of 2015 AFC Asian Cup. This semi final match will be played on 26th of Jan and will start at 8:00pm [Australian time]. After a dramatic group stage and quarter final round we are just two matches away from the champions of this tournament. Football ground of Sydney i.e. Stadium Australian will host this game which is known for having seating capacity of more than 80,000. Have a look on match preview, schedule and telecast channels of this match.
Korea Republic vs Iraq Time, Telecast Channels
|Competition||2015 AFC Asian Cup|
|Date||26 Jan [GMT]|
|Time||8:00pm [Australian Time]|
|Seating capacity||83,500 spectators|
|Telecast channels||Eurosport 2 International|
International: Eurosport 2 International
Ireland: British Eurosport 2
Italy: Eurosport 2 Italy
United Kingdom: British Eurosport 2
Asian Cup 2015 First Semi Final Match Preview
Korea Republic: WWWWD
Korea Republic are undefeated in this competition. They won all matches against their rivals in group stage. They also defeated the hosts Australia by 1–0 in group stage match on 17th Jan 2015.
On the other hand, Iraq lost a game in group stage round. That defeat was against Japan by 0–2. But they recovered well with 2–0 victory over Palestine at Canberra stadium.
For Korea Republic, Son Heung Min have scored highest number of goals with total count of 2. Ahmed Yasin from Iraq also scored two goals for his national side which is highest than any other player of Iraq.
Iraq national football team have conceded highest number of cards in this competition. So far, 12 yellow cards have been shown to players of this side which is higher than any other team in this campaign.
Looking on past performances, Korea Republic are looking in better form as compared to their rivals. So it would be an advantage for Korean side and also, they are the favorites to qualify for the final of 2015 Asian Football Cup.
Footballwood’s prediction for this match is 2–1 victory for Korea Republic.