South Korea will play Algeria on Sunday in a huge game for both teams if they are to have any ambitions of reaching the Last 16 of World Cup 2014. Korea failed to see out the win against Russia, allowing the Russians to equalize and claim the draw. With their final game against a strong Belgium side, Korea will come into this game feeling this is a must-win of they are to progress to the knock out rounds. The game will start at 3 p.m. ET and can be watched on TV on the ABC network or online through free live stream (details below).
Ahead of the game South Korea boss Hong Myong-Bo has had strong calls made to him from his home country to drop striker Park Chu-Young, who has struggled to find form. That means he could opt to bring in Lee Keun-Ho or Kim Shin-Wook if he bows to the pressure.
Their opponents today are no knock overs though. They pushed Belgium all the way and were actually unlucky not to have got away with a draw. It is likely that Algeria too will be looking at today's game with South Korea as one that is definitely winnable, and one that is a must-win if they are to stand a chance of progressing in the tournament.
Both these teams threw away their leads in their opening games, and know they must get things right defensively today to make sure they claim maximum points.
This is Korea's eighth straight World Cup Finals appearance, but they have traditionally failed to progress to the knock out stages. Of their seven previous attempted they have only made it out of the group stages twice.
Today's big game between South Korea and Algeria will kick off at 3 p.m. ET and can be watched on TV on the ABC network or online through free live stream by clicking here.