South Korea’s odds of winning the Asian Cup ↓…Why did you win the first round?

The schedule for the first group match of the 2023 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Qatar Asian Cup has been completed.

Saudi Arabia in Group F defeated Oman 2-1 in a match held early on the 17th in Korean time. Earlier in the same group, Thailand defeated Kyrgyzstan 2-0.

With this, all 24 teams in six groups of A-F played their first game. There was no unusual incident. Korea, Japan, Iran, and Australia, which are considered favorites, won the prelude.

Opta, which specializes in sports statistics, is releasing the prediction results of the competition, which its supercomputer has simulated 10,000 times based on various data.

Opta picked Japan as the No. 1 winner of the opening match. The odds of winning the championship were 24.6 percent. Korea ranked second with 14.3 percent. Iran followed with 11.2 percent, Australia with 10.7 percent, Saudi Arabia with 10.6 percent, and Qatar with 9.8 percent.

However, after completing the first round of the group stage, the results of the simulation and disclosure on the 17th show subtle changes. 사설 토토사이트

While Japan (25.0 percent) has a slight chance of winning the championship, Korea (14.1 percent) has seen its championship slightly decline. Most notably, Qatar (13.0 percent), its home team, jumped from sixth place to third. Next came Australia (11.8 percent) and Iran (11.7 percent) to form the top five. Saudi Arabia, which came from behind to win the first round match, had a significant decrease in its chance of winning the championship with 8.1 percent.

Among the favorites, Japan (56.2 percent) is the only team that has more than 50 percent chance of advancing to the semifinals. Korea has 40.5 percent chance.

The schedule for the second round of the group stage will begin from this evening.

South Korea beat Bahrain 3-1 in the first leg of Group E on the 15th. Lee Kang-in scored two goals. He is trying to confirm his advance to the round of 16 tournaments against Jordan on the 20th.

Attention is focusing on whether South Korea, which is centered on European players such as Son Heung-min, Kim Min-jae, Lee Kang-in and Hwang Hee-chan, can break the predictions of supercomputers and rise to the third throne in 64 years.

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