AFC ¼ final stats: Qatar vs South Korea head-to-head

By Abdelaziz Abuhamar 

January 25 – World Cup 2022 hosts Qatar will take on South Korea today in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup quarter final at Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi, aiming to create some history of their own history and progress to the semi-finals for the first time. 

The Koreans, who progressed to the quarter final by beating Bahrain 2-1 in round 16, have plenty of experience in this round.

The Zayed Sports City Stadium encounter will be fourth time the two national teams clash in the Asian tournament. The three previous head-to-heads were all in the group stage. Koreans won twice and Qatar once.

The first continental match between Qatar and South Korea dates back to the 1980 Asian Cup, Korean won 2-0, but Qataris responded four years later with 1-0 victory. In a 1988 Asian Cup thriller, the Koreans won 3-2.

Now they are meeting again but for the first time in the knock-out stage. Qatar’s new generation are looking to upset Korean priogress to their 5th continental semifinal.

The all-time head-to-head stats show that Qatar and South Korea have met 9 times, with the Koreans winning 5 times, Qatar twice and two matches being drawn.

Qatar in Quarter Final 

3        Appearances

0        Progressed

2        Knocked-out

3        QF goals

South Korea in Quarter Final 

7        Appearances

4        Progressed

2        Knocked-out

10      QF goals

Qatar Vs South Korea Head-to-Head 

Qatar South Korea
9 Games 9
2 Win 5
2 Draw 2
2 Clean sheet 2
11 Goals 17

Qatar Vs South Korea Head-to-Head Matches

19/09/80 Qatar 0-2  Korea Republic              AFC Asian Cup 1980

10/12/84 Korea Republic 0-1  Qatar              AFC Asian Cup 1984

09/12/88 Qatar 2-3  Korea Republic              AFC Asian Cup 1988

12/10/89 Korea Republic 0-0  Qatar              FIFA World Cup qualifier

14/11/08 Qatar 1-1  Korea Republic              International Friendly

08/06/12 Qatar 1-4  Korea Republic              FIFA World Cup qualifier

26/03/13 Korea Republic 2-1  Qatar               FIFA World Cup qualifier

06/10/16 Korea Republic 3-2  Qatar              FIFA World Cup qualifier

13/06/17 Qatar 3-2  Korea Republic              FIFA World Cup qualifier

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