A local report came out that Klinsmanho could have an A-match evaluation match against Peru, ranked 21st in the FIFA rankings, in June.
South American media ‘One Football’ said on the 18th (Korean time), 메이저놀이터“The Peruvian Football Association has decided to face off against the two Asian countries that participated in the World Cup in Qatar in June.” Japan is expected to play South Korea on June 27th.”
In preparation for the 2026 North and Central America World Cup qualifiers starting in September, Peru wants to play an evaluation match against a strong opponent who qualified for the World Cup finals in June. Korea and Japan both advanced to the round of 16 at the World Cup in Qatar, and are not far behind Peru at 27th and 20th in the FIFA rankings, respectively.
Peru failed to qualify for the World Cup in Qatar. After finishing 5th in the South American qualifiers, they lost to Australia in a penalty shoot-out in the intercontinental playoffs, and were unable to step on the final stage.
Korea has met Peru twice so far, recording 1 draw and 1 loss. The most recent record was a 0-0 draw in Suwon in 2013.
Previously, El Salvador’s media ‘El Grafico’ announced that North and Central America’s ambush El Salvador would play an away evaluation match against Korea and Japan in June. Korea is expected to challenge for the first victory of Klinsman against dark horses in North and Central America or South America in June.