Tokyo Olympics: South Korea vs Japan Baseball live stream, preview and prediction

South Korea will go up against Japan in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics Baseball fixture. Here is the preview, prediction, and live-stream details for the match.

Tokyo Olympics: South Korea vs Japan Baseball live stream, preview and prediction
South Korea vs Japan

South Korea vs Japan: Both sides will face each other in the Baseball semi-final match on Wednesday, August 4. As per the WBSC rankings, even as the South Koreans are placed at number three, Japan are the top-ranked team.

South Korea vs Japan Republic – Baseball Team Preview

Japan have been a dominant force thus far in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. In Group A, they got past the Dominican Republic and Mexico without breaking much sweat. However, the USA gave them a run for their money in the Round 2 match on Monday, August 2.

Yanagita Yuki took the match into the extra inning to keep Japan in the game. In the 10th inning, Takuya Kai managed to eke out a single and took his team over the finishing line. At the top of the fifth inning, the USA raced off to a 6-3 lead, but Japan didn’t lose their cool.

South Korea, on the other hand, huffed and puffed to a 6-5 win over Israel in their opener. However, they couldn’t go over the line against the USA. After finishing second in Group B, the Asian team edged out the Dominican Republic by a margin of 4-3.

Their Round 2 match against Israel on Monday, August 2, would have boosted their morale. South Korea won the game 11-1, not allowing the Olympic debutants to stage a comeback. But for beating Japan in the semis, the team needs to put in the hard yards.

South Korea vs Japan – Match Timings 

Date Time Timezone 
Wednesday, 4th August 06:00 AM ET 
Wednesday, 4th August 10:00 AM GMT 
Wednesday, 4th August 03:30 PMIST 
Wednesday, 4th August 07:00 PM JST 

Where will South Korea vs Japan Baseball Tokyo Olympics Game be played? 

The upcoming South Korea vs Japan match will take place at Yokohama Baseball Stadium.

South Korea vs Japan: Live Stream Details 

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