South Korea v Algeria Live Stream : Odds and team news from World Cup

South Korea and Algeria meet in the pair’s second group stage match, knowing a defeat for either would effectively end their World Cup hopes.

South Korea earned a solid 1-1 draw with Russia in their tournament opener, although needed a huge goalkeeping error.

A long range effort from Lee Keun-ho shouldn’t have beaten Akinfeev, however the Russian keeper parried the ball into his own goal.

Russia eventually fought back to earn a point, that leaves the duo needing to beat Algeria each to stand a chance of qualification.

Algeria where excellent for long periods against Belgium, before going down in the second half to a 2-1 defeat.

Belgium manager Marc Wilmots introduced Marouane Fellaini and Dries Mertens and both scored the goals that won the game for the Red Devils.

Sunday will be the first time to two have met in an international fixture.

World Cup best: South Korea fourth place (2002); Algeria Three time group-stage (Most recent 2010)
2010 World Cup: South Korea group stage; Algeria group stage

Team news

South Korea could keep faith with the same XI that drew with Russia in their opening fixture.

This would see Sunderland’s Ki Sung-yeung continue in the midfield after an impressive performance.

Goalscorer Keun-ho will be hoping to have done enough to edge out the Arsenal man Park Chu-young, however he may be given another chance.

Algeria may recall Porto forward Nabil Ghilas and change their formation to a bolder 4-4-2 against a weaker South Korean side.

Nabil Bentaleb will continue in a midfielder defensive role, if Algeria opt not to bring in Ghilas for a midfielder.

South Korea (4-2-3-1): Jung Sung-ryong; Yuk Suk-young , Kim Young-gwon, Hong Jeong-ho, Lee Young-joon; Ki Sung-yueng, Han Kook-young, Koo Ja-cheol, Son Heung-min, Lee Chung-yong; Park Chu-young

Algeria (4-1-4-1): M’bolhi; Ghoulam, Bougherra, Halliche, Mostefa; Bentaleb, Medjani, Mahrez, Feghouli, Taider; Soudani

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