Werder Bremen
Eintracht Frankfurt
11:30 AM UTC
Postponed - Other
Game Details

North Korea game 'was like war' - South Korea

South Korea were happy to have made it back from Pyongyang in one piece after Tuesday's brutal 2022 World Cup qualifier, a Korean FA official said, also describing the physical encounter as being "like war."

The game, the first between the two teams on North Korean soil in 30 years, ended as a 0-0 draw and was played out in front of empty stands. There was no broadcast of the game after the North refused to screen it live.

Reclusive North Korea and the rich, democratic South are technically still...

Fans may be forced to follow Korean Derby by fax

Tuesday's 2022 World Cup qualifier between South Korea and North Korea is set to take place in Pyongyang's Kim Il-sung Stadium.
Tuesday's 2022 World Cup qualifier between North Korea and South Korea is set to take place in Pyongyang's Kim Il-sung Stadium.

South Korea may be one of the most technically advanced countries in the world, but football fans are facing the prospect of having to follow Tuesday's 2022 World Cup qualifier against North Korea in Pyongyang by fax.

Tensions between the two countries, which are technically still at war, remain high and while North Korea has agreed to host the game, negotiations to broadcast the action live in the south came to nothing.

In a joint statement issued on Monday, South Korea's three major terrestrial...

South Korea thrash South Korea in Tokyo to win East Asian title

South Korea handed fellow 2018 World Cup finalists Japan a brutal 4-1 home thrashing on Saturday night as Kim Shin-Wook inspired Shin Tae-Yong's side to a come-from-behind win that sealed a successful defence of the East Asian Championship title.

J.League Player of the Year Yu Kobayashi gave Japan a third minute lead from the penalty spot in Tokyo. But Kim's double, and goals from Jung Woo-young and Yeom Ki-Hun's deflected free-kick, earned the South Koreans an emphatic and historic win.

The defeat...

Shoji wonder goal fires Japan to win vs. China in East Asian Championships

Gen Shoji's outrageous strike from the edge of the centre circle put considerable gloss on another muted performance from World Cup-bound Japan as Vahid Halilhodzic's makeshift side secured a 2-1 win over China at the East Asian Championship in Tokyo on Tuesday evening.

Shoji's long-range attempt evaded Wang Dalei, despite the goalkeeper having a clear sight of the ball from the moment the central defender took aim, only for the shot to fly over his head to double Japan's lead with just three minutes...