After a surprise loss to Colombia in the group stage, France rebounded with a 5-0 thumping of Mexico and will look to carry over that form against South Korea today in Montreal.
The French still finished first in Group F, but after coming into the tournament as one of the favorites to win it all, Philippe Bergeroo’s side may feel like they have a little something to prove.
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Korea finished second in Group E behind Brazil in the nation’s second appearance in the World Cup and first since 2003. France are definitely the favorites in this one, so Korea has nothing to lose at Olympic Stadium.
The winner of this match will go on to face Germany in the quarterfinals.
Round of 16 – France vs. Korea Republic
Sunday, 4:00 p.m. EDT
Olympic Stadium, Montreal
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