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South Korea vs Malaysia live score, updates, highlights, lineups & result from 2023 Asian Cup

South Korea are closing in on reaching the knockout stages of the 2023 Asian Cup as they prepare to take on Malaysia in the final group game match.

Last time out, Son Heung-min’s side drew 2-2 with Jordan and currently sit second in Group E on four points. Malaysia are already knocked out of the tournament and therefore the South Koreans come into this one as major favourites. 

While Jurgen Klinsmann’s men have not been as impressive as many expected in Qatar, they’re fully expected to go on and reach the knockouts. 

The Sporting News is following the match live and providing live score updates and commentary.

MORE: Asia Cup fixtures, results, more

South Korea vs Malaysia live score

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South Korea vs Malaysia live updates, highlights from Asian Cup

30 minutes until kickoff: Team news is here! 

South Korea (4-5-1): Hyeon-woo Jo; Young-woo Seol, Young-gwon Kim, Tae-hwan Kim, Min-jae Kim; In-beom Hwang, Jae-sung Lee, Woo-yeong Jeong, Kang-in Lee, Heung-min Son; Gue-sung Cho.

Malaysia (3-4-3): Hamzi; Cools, Tan, Saad; Ting, Wilkin, Gan, Corbin-Ong; Halim, Lok, Aiman.

1 hour until kickoff: Korea boss Jurgen Klinsmann isn’t too fussed about who they play in the knockouts: “It doesn’t matter when you meet certain countries. They’re all very good. They’re all motivated, they all fight and they’re all emotional.”

2 hours until kickoff: Last time out for the Korea Republic…

South Korea vs Malaysia lineups

Captain Son Heung-min is expected to start up top for South Korea after scoring from the penalty spot against Jordan.

South Korea projected starting lineup (4-4-2, left to right): Hyeon-woo (GK) — Young-woo, Seung-hyun, Min-jae, Jin-su — Kang-in, Jin-seop, Woo-yeong, Jae-sung — Hyeon-gyu, Heung-min.

South Korea subs: To be confirmed

Skipper Matthew Davies is set to make his 50th appearance for Malaysia.

Malaysia projected starting lineup (5-3-2, left to right): Hazmi (GK) — Davies, Tan, Cools, Eldstal, Corbin-Ong — Fazail, Gan, Halim — Morales, Lok.

Malaysia subs: To be confirmed

How to watch South Korea vs Malaysia

Here’s how to watch 2023 AFC Asian Cup matches across selected areas of the world’s major regions:

USA: AFC Asian Cup matches will be available for live streaming via Paramount+ and Fubo.

UK: Asian Cup matches will be shown on subscription streaming service TrillerTV.

Australia: Paramount+ will provide streaming services for the tournament and 10 Play will broadcast Australia’s matches.

India: Streaming service FanCode is the place to go for AFC Asian Cup matches.

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