Mexico vs South Korea: how and where to watch - times, TV, online
All the info you need to know on how and where to watch the Mexico vs South Korea friendly at Stadion Wiener Neustadt (Austria) on 14 November at 21:00 CET.
Mexico will play their fourth international friendly match of the year against South Korea at Stadion Wiener Neustadt, Austria. Meanwhile, their opponents will have another friendly match ahead in November, against Qatar.
The last time the two sides met was at the World Cup two years ago in Russia. Then the Mexican squad prevailed 2-1 with Carlos Vela and Javier Hernández as scorers.
A different South Korea with Paulo Bento?
After that defeat, Paulo Bento was appointed as South Korea’s coach and the team advanced to the quarter-finals at the 2019 Asian Cup, where they lost to eventual champions Qatar. However, they won their third EAFF-E1 title against Japan last year.
In-form Mexico team want another win against the Asians
Before their encounter in Russia, Mexico defeated the Asian side 4-0 in a friendly played in 2014, and won 3-1 in the group stage at the World Cup in France back in 1998.
El Tri, who have qualified for 16 World Cups in their history, previously beat Guatemala (3-0) and the Netherlands (3-0) and drew with Algeria (2-2)
Ahead of Saturday's match, Rodolfo Pizarro has joined the Mexican team together with former Barcelona player Jonathan dos Santos, while Alan Pulido is ruled out due to quarantine restrictions. Coach Gerardo Martino won't have Andrés Guardado, Érick Gutiérrez, Javier Hernández and José Juan Macías, all unavailable.
On the other hand, Guillermo Ochoa returns to the team after injury, while Hirving Lozano will likely play again for Mexico after more than one year without doing so.
Meanwhile, Bento will try to surprise El Tri with Son Heung-min and Hwang Hee-chan up front. The Portuguese coach will also be able to call upon Freiburg’s Kwon Chang-hoon and Holstein Kiel's Lee Jae-sung in midfield, although they will most likely miss out againt Qatar because of quarantine restrictions upon their return to Germany from Austria.
It won’t be easy for Bento to field a strong XI, since Kim Jin-su recently tested positive for coronavirus and Hong Chul is also out with a knee injury. Moreover, Lee Yong and Kim Young-gwon are also out, while Beijing Guoan haven’t released Kim Min-jae for the international friendly because of the global pandemic.
What time does the Mexico vs South Korea match start?
The Mexico vs South Korea friendly match will be played at Stadion Wiener Neustadt (Austria) and will kick off at 21:00 CET on Saturday 14 November 2020.
That's 20:00 in the UK, 15:00 ET and 12:00 PT.
Find out what time Mexico vs South Korea gets underway where you are in the world.
Where can I watch Mexico vs South Korea?
In Mexico, South Korea and the United States, the following television channels and online services will be broadcasting Mexico vs South Korea:
Mexico: TUDN En Vivo, TUDN, Las Estrellas, Azteca Deportes En Vivo, Azteca 7.
Korea Republic: TV Chosun.
United States: TUDN.com, Univision NOW, TUDN App, TUDN USA, Univision.
If you are elsewhere in the world you can find out who will be broadcasting Mexico vs South Korea here.
Mexico vs South Korea: AS English live coverage
You can also follow our live text commentary, with all the key statistics, here on AS English. We will be building up to the match throughout the day before giving you a minute-by-minute account as it unfolds.
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