South Korea's Park has suspected hamstring tear

South Korea may be without Park Joo-ho for the rest of the World Cup following a hamstring injury sustained in the loss to Sweden.

South Korea defender Park Joo-ho   -  Getty Images

Park Joo-ho's World Cup campaign could be over after the defender sustained a suspected torn hamstring in South Korea's 1-0 defeat to Sweden on Monday.

Park overstretched when trying to keep the ball in play in Nizhny Novgorod and had to be replaced by Kim Min-woo in the 28th minute.

South Korea coach Shin Tae-yong thinks it could be a serious problem for the left-back.

"Park has hurt his hamstring. We think he might have hurt it very seriously. I think he probably tore it," Shin said after the game.

A penalty from Andreas Granqvist was enough to give Janne Andersson's side all three points in its opening Group F match.

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