South Korea will play Portugal in Group H of the World Cup on Friday.

When: Friday, December 2, starting at 5:00 p.m

Where: Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan

Capacity: 44,667


South Korea to win: 4/1

Portugal win: 6/10

Draw: 16/5

* Portugal are already in the knockout stages and can secure top spot with a draw or win, while South Korea will be out if they fail to win.

* Striker Cho Gae-sung is the first player to score two goals in a World Cup match for South Korea.

* Portugal have lost just one of their last 14 World Cup group stage matches (W8 L5).

* South Korea are the only Asian country to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup when they were co-hosts in 2002, while Portugal’s best finish was third in 1966.

Previous meetings:

South Korea beat Portugal 1-0 in a group match at the 2002 World Cup as Park Ji-sung scored for the Asian side then managed by Guus Hiddink.

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