Updated: 06/18/2014 05:48 | By Agence France-Presse

Kokorin leads Russia against South Korea

Russia will look to Dynamo Moscow striker Alexander Kokorin to give them real punch up front after Fabio Capello named him to lead the line in their World Cup Group H game against South Korea in Cuiaba on Tuesday.


Kokorin leads Russia against South Korea

Russia's midfielder Igor Denisov (L) and Russia's forward Alexander Kokorin take part a training session at Estadio Novelli Jr in Itu on June 15, 2014 - by Kirill Kudryavtsev

The Koreans, captained by Mainz 05 midfielder Koo Ja-cheol, had Arsenal's Park Chu-young up front alongside Son Heung-min of Bayer Leverkusen.

Russia and South Korea are the last two teams to taste first round action on the sixth day of competition in Brazil.

Russia

Igor Akinfeev; Vasily Berezutski (capt), Sergei Ignashevich, Andrei Eshchenko, Dmitry Kombarov; Denis Glushakov, Yury Zhirkov, Viktor Faizulin, Alexander Samedov, Oleg Shatov, Alexander Kokorin

Coach: Fabio Capello (ITA)

South Korea

Jung Sung-ryong; Lee Yong, Kim Young-gwon, Hong Jeong-ho, Yun Suk-young; Han Kook-young, Lee Chung-yong, Ki Sung-yueng, Koo Ja-cheol (capt); Park Chu-young, Son Heung-min

Coach: Hong Myung-bo (KOR)

Referee: Nestor Pitana (ARG)

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