Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-min will miss South Korea’s upcoming World Cup qualifier against Kuwait with a foot injury, the sport’s national federation said on Friday.
The Korea Football Association (KFA) said it will not replace Son in the lineup. With Crystal Palace midfielder Lee Chung-yong also out with an ankle injury, South Korea will compete with only 21 players on their roster against Kuwait next Thursday in Kuwait City.
South Korea will also host Jamaica in a friendly on Oct. 13.
The Spurs had already said Son had suffered the injury in a Premier League match against Manchester City last weekend. He already missed the club’s Europa League match on Thursday.
Goalkeepers: Jung Sung-ryong (Suwon Samsung Bluewings), Kim Seung-gyu (Ulsan Hyundai), Kwoun Sun-tae (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors)
Defender: Kwak Tae-hwi (Al-Hilal), Kim Young-gwon (Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao), Hong Jeong-ho (Augsburg), Park Joo-ho (Borussia Dortmund), Jang Hyun-soo (Guangzhou R&F) Kim Chang-soo (Kashiwa Reysol), Kim Jin-su (Hoffenheim), Kim Kee-hee (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors).
Midfielders: Ki Sung-yueng (Swansea City), Koo Ja-cheol (Augsburg), Han Kook-young (Qatar SC), Nam Tae-hee (Lekhwiya SC), Lee Jae-sung (Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors) ,Jung Woo-young (Vissel Kobe), Kwon Chang-hoon (Suwon Samsung Bluewings), Hwang Ui-jo (Seongnam FC)
Forwards: Ji Dong-won (Augsburg), Suk Hyun-jun (Vitória de Setúbal)
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