Korea defeated Syria 2-1 in the third round of qualifiers for the 2022 Qatar World Cup at Ansan Wa Stadium in Ansan, Gyeonggi on Thursday evening.
The Korean national football team will take on Syria in the third round of qualifiers for the 2022 Qatar World Cup on Thursday, with a harder game against Iran to follow next week.
Premier League pundit Garth Crooks named both Son Heung-min and Hwang Hee-chan to his team of the week on Sunday, picking the two Korean stars for the best XI based on their performance over the weekend.
If there was ever any question that Hwang Hee-chan has what it takes to play in the Premier League, the Korean import answered it on Saturday, scoring both goals in Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-1 win over Newcastle at Molineux Stadium.
Tottenham Hotspur advanced to the fourth round of the Carabao Cup on Wednesday, beating Wolverhampton Wanderers on penalties in a game that saw the Premier League's two Korean strikers face off for the first time.
Hwang Hee-chan and Son Heung-min are set to face off for the first time in England as Wolverhampton Wanderers take on Tottenham Hotspur in the third round of the Carabao Cup on Wednesday, or Thursday morning in Korea.
Hwang Hee-chan's first day at work couldn't have gone much better — the Wolverhampton Wanderers' striker came on in the 63rd minute and 20 minutes later scored to lock in the club's first win of the 2021-22 season.
Hwang Hee-chan officially joined Wolverhampton Wanderers on Sunday, becoming the 14th Korean footballer to join the Premier League.
Korean forward Hwang Hee-chan is set to join the Premier League as Wolverhampton Wanderers finalize a loan deal with RB Leipzig.
Top Korean footballers made their presence known across the continent throughout the 2020-21 campaign.