"To be fair, every team in our group is better than us, so every game is going to be tough", the midfielder said as he looked ahead to Saturday's encounter in Rostov-on-Don.
"It took a long vehicle journey up the mountains to reach the house, but it was a ideal spot to observe the Korean team's training", Lars Jacobsson, a member of the coaching staff, said.
Monday's match between the two sides could be pivotal for their progress in a hard group also featuring world champions Germany and Mexico. "If it has been perceived in another way, we apologize", he said. The South Koreans face Mexico that same day.
"All coaches probably feel their opponents are always spying on them", Shin said, seemingly brushing off the controversy. "That's something that we do as part of the staff".
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South Korea, in a bid to trick their opponents and make it far in Russian Federation, they have been wearing the wrong squad numbers in training.
Shin's reasoning behind that was that although South Korea has Tottenham forward Son Heung-min, numerous players play in the Asian leagues and aren't well-known worldwide. "We are looking forward to the match", said the 33-year-old defender.
In any case, he had a ruse of his own to outfox the Swedes, making his players use different jersey numbers.
The Swedish team will be sporting yellow shirts and blue shorts for the match. "We heard that there was a Swedish spy".
Repelling a barrage of attacks from the South Koreans led by Tottenham's winger Son Heungmin and energetic substitute Lee Seungwoo, Sweden sealed the game with a final score of 1-0.