Spain vs South Korea June 1 BannerWith the European Championships less than 2 weeks away the 24 sides involved are all working hard to be ready. Spain are the defending champions having beaten Italy in the final 4 years ago in Kiev.
Spain vs. South Korea will take place on Wednesday June 1st at the Red Bull Arena in Wals-Siezenheim (Austria), with kick off at 23.30pm (Korea Time).

South Korea National Football Team EmblemSouth Korea: Korea haven’t lose a game since the final of the Asian Cup back at the beginning of 2015. They had a perfect Round 2 World Cup group stage with 8 wins from 8. Also they’ve only conceded once in the year.

Spain National FootballSpain: Spain also are on strong form with their last defeat coming back in Spring 2015 to Holland in a friendly. They qualified for Euro 2016 winning 9 of their 10 games and only conceding 3 goals.

Head-to-Head: Spain and South Korea have played 5 times, Spain winning 3 and the other two ending in a draw. The last time these sides meet was in May 2012, with Spain winning 4-1.

Prediction: Both sides are on form and Spain will be looking to experiment and avoid injuries. That being said Korea can also take things easy in friendlies. This will be a close game but we see Spain edging it on the night.
Score: 2-1

Spain vs. South Korea (International Friendly) Result

Spain 6 – 1 South Korea

Spain: David Silva, Fàbregas, Nolito x2 and Álvaro Morata x2.
South Korea: Ju Se-Jong

K League Challenge 2016 Round 14

K League Challenge 2016 Round 14 June 1The K League Challenge season moves into round 14 with a 3rd round in a week, it’s a busy time of the season. The highlight game of this round is clash between 2nd placed Ansan Mugunghwa and 4th placed Bucheon 1995. Both sides have had inconsistent form recently, but generally put on a good show.

K League Challenge 2016 League Table Update

K League Challenge 2016 League Table May 31stThe league table is tight in the mid-table with sides still have plenty of time to push on, Gangwon are leading the way level on points with Ansan Mugunghwa. Daegu and Bucheon 1995 complete the playoff places. Gyeongnam are still bottom and are now 3 points adrift of Goyang Zaicro.

K League Challenge 2016 Round 14 Predictions

K League Challenge 2016 Round 14 bannerThis round of games all take place on Wednesday (5). The games also all take place in the evening. Here are our predictions for the 14th round of 2016 K League Challenge games;

Wednesday June 1st 2016:

Gangwon vs. Daejeon Citizen (7pm)

Prediction: 2 – 1

Goyang Zaicro vs. Chungju Hummel (7pm)

Prediction: 0 – 0

Ansan Mugunghwa vs. Bucheon 1995 (7.30pm)

Prediction: 1 – 1

FC Anyang vs. Busan I’Park (8pm)

Prediction: 1 – 0

Seoul E-Land vs. Gyeongnam (8pm)

Prediction: 3 – 1

K League Challenge 2016 Round 13 Results

Gangwon 1 – 0 Daejeon Citizen
Goyang Zaicro 2 – 4 Chungju Hummel
Ansan Mugunghwa 0 – 0 Bucheon 1995
Seoul E-Land 2 – 1 Gyeongnam
FC Anyang 1 – 0 Busan I’Park

The attendances were painfully low, with only Seoul E-Land getting over 1000 fans in. Goyang Zaicro also set a new record low with just 197 turning out for their game.

Finally

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Tim
Modern Seoul
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